Plant and Animal Physiology
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Taime- ja loomafüsioloogia
Course title in English
Plant and Animal Physiology
ECTS credits
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Course aims
Major and minor. To provide an overview of plant and animal physiology (about the important processes of anabolism and catabolism).
Brief description of the course
Half of the course is about main functions of plants - about life processes in plants from the membrane and hormonal level through to the organism and environmental signal level, and about physiological adaptations to various environments. Main themes: water exchange, mineral nutrition, photosynthesis, growth and development, growth regulators. Growth and development of animals and different processes in organisms like mammals and human.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
Estimate the main principles and processes in flora and fauna. Understanding functional mechanisms invertebrates and vertebrates.
dots Angelika Portsmuth PhD, lekt Triinu Tõrv MSc