[OEB 120. Plants and Climate]

How plants are affected by climate - both spatially across the globe and as climate changes over time - is relevant to understanding patterns of plant evolution, ecosystem structure, and the impact of humans on our planet. This course examines how variation in rainfall, temperature, atmospheric humidity and CO2 affects the growth and productivity of plants. Topics include photosynthesis, respiration, transpiration, and vascular transport; experimental approaches and measurement techniques will also be covered.​

Prerequisites: OEB 52, 55, or OEB10 (or permission of instructor).

Note: Likely offered Fall 2020.





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Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

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