BIOL 3400

Plant Physiology

(Lab Required) (Formerly BOTN 2020, 001.202, BIOL 3450, PLNT 3500) An integrative view of major physiological processes in plants, spanning the biochemical, cellular, tissue, organ and whole plant levels of organization. The focus will be on photosynthesis, respiration, plant water relations, plant mineral nutrition, and the role of hormonal and extrinsic factors in the regulation of plant growth. This course is taught together with PLNT 3400. Students may not hold credit for both BIOL 3400 and PLNT 3400. Not to be held with the former BIOL 3450 or BOTN 2020 or PLNT 3500. Prerequisites: BIOL 1030 (C); and BIOL 2242 (or equivalent)(C); and a grade of “C” or better in one of CHEM 2360, MBIO 2360, CHEM 2770 or MBIO 2770; or consent of the department.

Important Dates

March 20: Start of Summer term registration

March 30: Good Friday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Dr. Virginia Trimble: “TBA” — Friday, March 23 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.

General seminar: Dr. Paul Cremer: “TBA” — Friday, April 6 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.