OEB 52. Biology of Plants


  • Professor: Noel Michele Holbrook, Elena Kramer
  • Term: Spring
  • Days: T, Th
  • Time: 1:30-2:45PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 131579
  • Subject Area: Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

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.