Courses

OEB 120. Plants and Climate

Semester: 

N/A

Offered: 

2016

Catalog Number: 19816
N. Michele Holbrook
For Undergraduates and Graduates
Half course (fall term). Tu., Th., 10-11:30
Exam Group: 12

Expected to be given 2016/17

How plants are affected by climate - both spatially across the globe and as climate changes over time - is relevant to understanding patterns of plant evolution, ecosystem structure, and the impact of humans on our planet. This course examines how variation in rainfall, temperature, atmospheric humidity and CO2 affects the growth and productivity of plants. Topics include

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OEB 212r. Advanced Topics in Plant Physiology

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2015

Catalog Number: 2176
N. Michele Holbrook
Primarily for Graduates
Half course (fall term).  Wed. 12-12:30pm

A critical discussion of current research in plant physiology including measurement techniques, modeling, and experimental approaches. In 2015 the focus will be on quantitative models of water movement from soil to atmosphere.

Prerequisites: OEB 52, OEB 120 or permission of instructor.

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OEB 52. Biology of Plants

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2015

Catalog Number: 1343
Elena M. Kramer and N. Michele Holbrook
Primarily for Undergraduates
Half course (spring term).
Tu., Th., 10-11:30, one afternoon laboratory per week, plus occasional field trips 
Exam Group: 12

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

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