PLBIO 2410

PLBIO 2410

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Introduction to plant diversity, ecology, structure, reproduction, and evolution, with an emphasis on the flowering plants and the history of life on earth. Laboratory and lectures are integrated to provide hands-on skills and concepts. First and second weeks of laboratory are field trips, starting with the first full week of classes.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (BIOLS-AG)

  • You will be able to identify a minimum of eight flowering plant families and 12 vascular plant species native to the NE USA.
  • You will be able to distinguish among the major land plant lineages.
  • You will be able to identify the three major plant life cycles and to conceptually understand how these life cycles are related to one another.
  • You will be able to understand and communicate the basic principles of Darwinian evolution by means of natural selection and the major principles of plant biology.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1239 PLBIO 2410   LEC 001

  • Two field trips are required.

  •  1240 PLBIO 2410   LAB 401

  •  1241 PLBIO 2410   LAB 402

  •  1242 PLBIO 2410   LAB 403

  •  1243 PLBIO 2410   LAB 404