Plant diversity and evolution - a global perspective, 15 credits

About the course

The course provides advanced knowledge of the diversity of terrestrial plants, their structure and evolution from a comparative phylogenetic perspective. Much emphasis is placed on studying and being able to describe living material. The course is based on tree-thinking, modern classifications and the most recent research results. The course also includes a field study of approximately one week, an individual research project, and study visits. The course is given in the period March–June.

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