120.219 Plants and People (15 credits)

Plants as sources of food and beverage, medicine, fibres and dyes, with emphasis on their origin, domestication and the role of plant breeding to improve plants for human use. The physiological effects of active plant compounds on the body. The cultural and geographic origins of commercially important plants.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): At least 45 credits from 100 level. At least 90 credits from 100 level for Bachelor of Science.

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • In order to be successful in this course, it is recommended that students will have passed first year biology and chemistry courses (e.g., 162.101, 119.154, 123.101, 123.171). The courses Biology of Plants (120.101) or Plants in Agriculture (283.101) provide an excellent background.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2017 Semester one full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2017 Semester Two full semester Internal Auckland Campus
2018 Semester one full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2018 Semester Two full semester Internal Auckland Campus

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