The Biology of Seed Plants  

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Kalmia latifolia, mountain laurel                                                     

This course is recommended for students pursuing employment and/or graduate study in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, education,  ecology, environmental science, conservation, horticulture, agriculture, plant pathology, forestry, plant taxonomy, and ethnobotany.

 Course catalog description:  The integration of form and function in angiosperms and gymnosperms emphasizing evolutionary patterns of development in vegetative and reproductive organs. Topics include plant anatomy and physiology, growth and development, plant classification, and plant ecology. Laboratory includes macro- and micro-anatomy, physiological experiments, outdoor studies, and field trips to plant habitats and gardens.

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