Lecture 2 - Professor Darleen DeMason Botany and Plant...

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Professor Darleen DeMason Botany and Plant Sciences Batchelor Hall 1125 [email protected] (951) 827-3580 Office Hours: Tuesdays 3:30 - 4:30 PM Wednesdays 11AM – noon By appointment
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LECTURE TOPIC READING 2 Organization of the Plant Body Pages 225-228 3 Plant Embryogenesis Pages 228-234 4 Shoot Apical Meristem Pages 234-240 5 Leaf Initiation and Development Pages 240-243 6 Root Development Pages 243-246 7 Flower Development Pages 246-254 Lecture Schedule
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Why Study Plant Development? The principle laws of genetics: segregation and independent assortment were first discovered in garden peas by Gregor Mendel. The first observation of organelle inheritance (maternal inheritance) was by Karl Correns who studied yellow and white patches on plant leaves. Transposons were first discovered and their activity described by Barbara McClintock studying kernel color in maize. microRNAs and small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) were first described in plants.
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Study Questions for Lecture 2 1. What is meant by the statement that plants have indeterminate growth? 2.
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2010 for the course CBNS 108 taught by Professor Green,demason during the Spring '10 term at UC Riverside.

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Lecture 2 - Professor Darleen DeMason Botany and Plant...

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