Plant Physiology (BS 326)
Mr. Robert A. Smith
Plant Physiology is a three credit course offered during the Spring semester. There are two lecture periods and two 1 1/2 hour laboratory periods each week. Study of metabolism, development, water relations, and mineral nutrition of plants with molecular, cellular, and organismal considerations. Case studies and classroom examples provide students opportunities to apply, analyze, and evaluate the basic knowledge presented and to develop computer skills through use of word processing and statistical programs. This course meets 3 Natural Sciences credits of the General Education Disciplines and fulfills the reasoning and problem solving and technology General Education Skills and the plant biology requirement for the Biology major.
|Lecture Syllabus (Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 -10:50 AM)|
2. The Plant Body and its tissues
3. Complex tissues
7. The Flower - end of material for exam one
11. Photosynthesis I
12. Photosynthesis II
13. Respiration - end of material for exam two
18. Abscisic acid
19. Brassinosteroids - end of material for exam three
Rules Governing Grading and Examinations
Laboratory = 35 %, divided as per
Attendence in lab is required.
There are 14 weeks of lab. Any lab abscences must be made up. A $25.00
make-up fee, for each lab missed, must be paid to the Cashier before the
laboratory can be made up, regardless of the reasons for the missed lab.
There are no exceptions for any reason. A copy of the receipt must be
presented to the instructor when making arrangements for a make-up lab
time. If any lab is not made up, a grade of F will be assigned for the
course. Students with 3 or more abscences, regardless of whether those
labs have been made up, will fail ( grade of F) the course.
< 60 F
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Last update: January 2013.