510--Plant Physiology

Structure and function of components of the plant cell, including the wall, membranes, vacuoles, the cytoskeleton and various organelles. Aspects of development at the molecular, tissue and whole plant level. Current theories pertaining to how plants react to hormones, light and daylength. Responses to stresses such as drought, temperature and touch, and the nature of plant defenses against predation and disease. Prerequisite: Biology 151, 152 & 153.

Offered Fall Semesters Only

Biology Core Requirement Area: 
Physiology
Plant requirement: 
Yes
Lab Requirement: 
Yes
General Education Requirement: 
No