Note: I would have preferred to put all this on the CGU server, but I didn't even have access to it for a time after it was moved, and I've never been able to run things such as the message board.
Ereshefsky, The Units of Evolution (MIT Press). A compendium of classic papers dealing with the nature of species. Paperback now at Amazon.com!
Otte and Endler, Speciation and Its Consequences (Sinauer). A collection of more recent papers dealing with the process of speciation. Out of print (try Advanced Book Exchange)
Gain an understanding of the species as a basic unit of the evolutionary process, the mechanisms by which new species arise, and the importance of species in macroevolutionary processes.
Presentation of selected topics
Subjective and holistic: The grade is based on performance in short essays, the classroom presentation, and participation.
This is the official syllabus of Botany 375, Plant Speciation, as taught by Curtis Clark. It is subject to change without notice to anyone but students currently enrolled in the class.