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Not available until 2014
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2 X 1 hour lectures, 6 X 3 hour practical classes
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The unit examines characteristics of invertebrates, together with their evolutionary origins, taxonomy and distribution in the Australasian region; insect success (including sociality) and the importance of invertebrate communities in both undisturbed and disturbed Australian ecosystems; and reproductive and physiological adaptations of invertebrates to Australian conditions. This unit will also address the assessment and control of invertebrate communities in Australia (especially of agricultural pests).
Class test 15%, examination 35%, laboratory test 10%, project 20%, oral presentation 10%, case study 10%.
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