Form and Function in Plants


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Office Hours for Spring 2015: MWF 1:00–2:00 PM, or by appointment


Ray F. Evert and Susan E. Eichhorn. 2013. Raven Biology of Plants. 8th Edition. (You may use previous editions, but you are responsible for any changes that were made in the eighth edition.)


The syllabus is available here.

Blackboard page

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Lecture presentations

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My Plant Project


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Catalog Description

BOT 201/201L Form and Function in Plants (3/1) Fall, Spring
The interplay of the physiology of seed plants with their anatomy and morphology. The anatomical and physiological bases of development, growth regulation, water relations, reproduction, food production and transport. 3 lectures/problem-solving, 1 three-hour laboratory. Prerequisites: BOT 124/124L, BIO 115/115A/115L, or the series of BIO 121/121L, BIO 122/122L and BIO 123/123L.