Biology | Introductory Biology Lectures
L104 | 0567 | Welch


Course format: Lecture: 11:15A-12:05P, MWF, JH 239

Requirements:  Familiarity with the World Wide Web will be helpful.

Course Description: Topic: The Ecology of Gardening.  This course will
focus on the ecology of plants as it applies to gardening. We will discuss
topics such as soil fertility, competition, and herbivory. Also, we will
examine the history of economically important crops, such as corn.  Roll up
your sleeves, put your hands in the soil and join us!

Required text: Levetin & McMahon, "Plants and Society", 1999, McGraw-Hill.

Weekly assignments: Five-question quiz administered via the World Wide Web.

Exams/papers: Three multiple choice exams and a comprehensive, multiple
choice final.