Biology | Mechanisms of Plant Development
B373 | 0654 | Hangarter
Course format: Lecture: 1:25P-2:15P, MWF, JH A106.
Requirements: P: Biol L111, L211.
Course description: Physiological and molecular mechanisms controlling
plant growth and development. The course will emphasize the mechanisms by
which hormones, light, and other factors alter gene activity and cellular
Required text: "Physiology", Taiz and Zeiger, second edition.
Weekly assignments: Reading from textbook and selected journal articles.
Exams/papers: Three exams and a comprehensive final. Exams will consist of
short answer and essay questions. Short written summaries and critiques of
two primary research articles.