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    Fitchburg State University
   
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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BIOL 3650 - Plant Biology


4 cr. 6 hrs. Day course offered every other year.

Plant Biology is a course designed for students interested in expanding their knowledge of plant biology and plant physiology. The course examines plant evolution and diversity as well as the cellular and biochemical characteristics of plants. This course focuses on the physiology, ecology, and molecular biology of plants including leaf and root physiology, reproduction, and stress responses. Consideration will be given to the importance of plants in environmental studies, the biotech industry, and human culture. In laboratory experiments, students will use plants to investigate molecular, physiological, and ecological questions.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 2300  and BIOL 2800  or permission of the instructor



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