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.