Courses

OEB 52. Biology of Plants

Introduction to the structure, diversity, and physiology of plants with an emphasis on evolutionary relationships and adaptations to life on land. Topics include growth, resource acquisition, interactions with other organisms (i.e., fungi, bacteria, insects), reproduction, and survival in extreme environments. Laboratory sessions provide an overview of plant and diversity and an introduction to basic physiological processes.
Notes: This course, when taken for a letter grade, meets the General Education requirement for Science of Living Systems.

Professor: 

Elena Kramer

Season: 

Spring

Days: 

T
Th

Time: 

10:00-11:30; one afternoon lab per week, plus occasional field trips

Course ID: 

131579

Subject Area: 

Core
General Education
Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Research Areas: 

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