PLBIO 2470

PLBIO 2470

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

The course explores the economic and agricultural importance of plants to people. Topics include the roles of plants as sources of food, shelter, fiber, and medicines, as well as the cultural and historical aspects of economic botany, and will instill an appreciation of our connection with plants.

When Offered Fall (offered alternate years).

Distribution Category (BIONLS-AG, OPHLS-AG)

  • Gain an appreciation for the connection between plants and people in our everyday lives.
  • Explain the fundamental concepts of the value of plants within different areas (agriculture, medicine, etc.).
  • Explain the interactions among plants, people and the biosphere.
  • Explain the role of people and plants in relationship to climate change.
  • Master the basic principles of economic botany.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16350 PLBIO 2470   LEC 001

  • 16351 PLBIO 2470   LAB 401