BIOL 495/495L Plant Physiology, Spring 2013


  

Syllabus - BIOL 495 (9:30 MWF)

 

Lecture Schedule

  

Week   Dates   Lecture Topic (Textbook Chapters: Taiz and Zeiger, 2010) 
1 Jan 23-25 Course Overview and Introduction; Plant and Cell Architecture (1, 15)
2 Jan 28-Feb 1 Plant and Cell Architecture; Plants and Water (1, 15, 3, 4)
3 Feb 4-8 Plants and Water; Stomata; Energy and Enzymes (3, 4, 9, 18, 26, App. 1)
4 Feb 11 Assignment 1 due  
4 Feb 11-13 Photosynthesis 1: Photochemistry (7, 26)
4 Feb 15 EXAM 1
5 Feb 18-22 Photosynthesis 2: Carbon Reactions (8, 26)
6 Feb 25-Mar 1 Photosynthesis 3: Physiology and Ecology (9, 26)
7 Mar 4-8 Plant Respiration (11, 26)
7 Mar 8 Assignment 2 due
8 Mar 11-13 Gene Expression (2)
8 Mar 15 EXAM 2
9 Mar 18-22 NO CLASS: SPRING BREAK
10 Mar 25-29 Gene Expression; Nitrogen and Sulfur Assimilation (2, 12)
11 Apr 1-5 Nitrogen and Sulfur Assimilation; Membrane Transport (12, 6)
12 Apr 8-12 Membrane Transport; Secondary Metabolites (6, 13)
12 Apr 12 Assignment 3 due
13 Apr 15 EXAM 3
13 Apr 17-19 Mineral Nutrition; Transport in the Phloem (5, 10)
14 Apr 22-26 Transport in the Phloem; Phytochrome (10, 17)
15 Apr 29-May 3 Hormones and Growth Regulators (19-24)
15 May 3 Assignment 4 due
16 May 6-10 Hormones-2; Graduate Student Reports (19-24)
17 May 13 EXAM 4 (Mon, 13 May, 9:30 am)

 


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