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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.
Laboratory course covering topics presented in BIOEE 4460/BIONB 4460/PLSCI 4460.
When Offered Spring.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 12 students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOEE 4460, BIONB 4460 or PLSCI 4460.
- Students will be able to identify, explain, categorize and examine the ecological, physiological and molecular mechanisms of plant biotic interactions.
- Students will be able to discuss these mechanisms and interpret associated data analyses in the light of evolutionary theory and draw conclusions about potential agricultural applications.
- Students will be able to broadly apply and critically evaluate the four levels of proximate and ultimate causation for the study of biotic interactions in general.
- Students will be able to apply, categorize and integrate basic conceptual and analytical tools to describe complex behavioral interactions.
- Students will be able to discuss, contrast and design a number of experimental and synthetic approaches to analyzing and discovering chemical ecological processes including bioassays and chemical and molecular analyses including bioassays and chemical and molecular analyses.
- Students will read and be able to discuss, evaluate and objectively criticize original studies in the field.
- Provisioned with observations or a theoretical framework, students will be able to formulate scientific questions, derive hypotheses and design an appropriate experimental plan.
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