PLBIO 6560

PLBIO 6560

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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.

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

Outcomes
  • 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.

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  3264PLBIO 6560  SEM 101

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Crepet, W

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: PLBIO 4480 or equivalent background in evolution.