Courses: Senior Research Tutorial in Plant Biology and Evolution (BIOLH413A01)
Plants are an important interface between biology and the environment, and the study of plants' evolutionary history illuminates this interaction. This course will focus on the physiology and evolution of living and extinct plants. Techniques employed include anatomical studies of living and fossil plant tissues; imaging and quantitative investigation of plant structure; and the collection and analysis of fossil plant material. Laboratory work is supplemented by readings from the literature.
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Fulfills: NA II