PLSCI 4461

PLSCI 4461

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Laboratory course covering topics presented in BIOEE 4460/BIONB 4460/PLSCI 4460.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 15 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.
  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOEE 4461BIONB 4461

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  4075 PLSCI 4461   LAB 401

  • 17691 PLSCI 4461   LAB 402