BOTV211 \ BOT220: Plant Ecology

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Lecture Series 1: Methods of Sampling the Plant Community
BBP Chapters 8&9 (~1.4 MB)

Lecture Series 2: Species in the Environmental Complex
Exam Note: Table 5-3 is shortened in the lecture notes. I advise that you read the BBP chapter and study the entire Table 5-3.
Lecture Series 2 - Lecture 1 on Youtube: Part A & Part B


Lecture Series 3: Life History Strategies and Resource Allocations
BBP Chapter 5 (~15 MB)

Lecture Series 4: Population Structure and Plant Demography

Lecture Series 5: Species Distribution Modelling
(The content of these lectures is not covered by BBP!)

Lecture Series 6: An operational Framework for Ecology - using Biome Boundary examples
This series is based on the review paper Potts et al. (2015) SAJB. Use this publication as your study notes. 
(The content of these lectures is not covered by BBP!)

Lecture Series 7: Gradients of Biodiversity
Paper 1: Rohde (1992) 
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Practical 3 - Part B: Dune Fynbos and Thicket Ecology - research and analyses
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