PLBIO 6560

PLBIO 6560

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

Series of selected topics to provide a background in plant evolution, paleobotanical literature, and evolutionary theory. Among the topics discussed are the origin of a terrestrial flora, the evolution of the seed plants, and the origin and adaptive radiation of the angiosperms.

When Offered Fall, Spring (offered in alternate years).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PLBIO 4480 or equivalent background in evolution, or permission of instructor.

  • Integrate and evaluate opposing points of view.
  • Appreciate the role of fossil evidence in understanding plant evolution, biogeography, paleoecology, and hypothesis testing.
  • Explain some basic principles of plant evolutionary biology.
  • Appreciate the history of plant life on earth.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 17879 PLBIO 6560   SEM 101

  • Prerequisite: PLBIO 4480 or equivalent background in evolution.