Plant Biology

Three hours of lecture/three hours of lab per week. This course will provide a broad, integrated overview of plant biology. The general areas covered are: (1) plant diversity, the basic biology and evolution of the major plant families (2) structure, function, and development from the cell-molecular level to the whole organism of vascular plants (3) ecology of plants including: adaptations to their environment, plant-animal interactions, and ethnobotany. Offered every other spring. Prerequisite: C or higher in BIOL 251.