Covers the major topics and concepts of the physiology of plants: Plant Biochemistry and Metabolism; Plant Growth and Development; Water and Solute Transport. Discusses topics in the context of ecological physiology, which is considering plant response to the environment and its impacts on ecosystem function. Designed for advanced undergraduates. Involves proposing, designing, and carrying out experiments during laboratory sessions. Previous coursework in botany and/or organic chemistry is helpful. Additional course fee required. Spring of odd years. Prerequisite(s): BI 1110 and BI 1120.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.