Plant Diversity

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A Lifelong Learning Aberystwyth Course

What’s the difference between grass, ferns and mosses?

They are plants and have green leaves. Yes, but we need to know a great deal more about plant diversity to develop an interest in the environment, field biology, wildlife and gardening.

Find out the science behind sorting out members of the Plant Kingdom. (The secret is in their life cycles and structure of their reproductive organs!) From A for anemone to Z for zinnia and all types of conifers, horsetails, ferns and mosses in between, their relationships to each other will be revealed. By examining their structure and studying the evolutionary processes that resulted in this diversity of form, you will be able to place plants in to related groups.

There will be plenty of specimens to examine. This is a fascinating and essential core course for both ecology Certificates. It is an excellent background for anyone interested other courses involving plant life.

Course Code: AB306E 10 credits level 4

Please enquire about the fee waiver scheme which applies to all Lifelong Learning Aberystwyth Courses. If you have no first degree, reside in Wales and are in receipt of certain state benefits, you may be able to get your course fees subsidized, or paid for you.

Booking and further information
Telephone number: 
01970 623111
Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DZ
Fees: £120 full price (£110 concession).
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Dates and times
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Course commences at 10.00 am and finishes at 5.00 pm
7 June 2019 to 9 June 2019
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