Bio+3465-+Plant+Physiology++Fall+2011

Bio+3465-+Plant+Physiology++Fall+2011 - Bio 3465 PLANT...

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Bio 3465 – PLANT PHYSIOLOGY - Fall 2011 M, W 2:00 pm – 3.20 pm – Supple 257 Instructor : Dr. Nihal Dharmasiri Office : SUPP 320; Office Hours : T, TH 1:00-2:00 pm or by appt. Office Phone : 245-4911 Email : [email protected] August 24 Introduction to Plant Physiology 29 Plant Structure (Cell, Tissue & Organs) Chapter 01 31 Gene Expression & Signal transduction Chapter 14 September 05 Labor day 07 Growth & Development Chapter 16 12 Auxin & Plant Development Chapter 19 14 Gibberellins & Plant Development (Quiz 1) Chapter 20 19 Ethylene & Plant Development Chapter 22 21 Jasmonic acid & Plant Defense Chapter 13 26 Plant responses to light Chapters 17&18 28 Control of Flower Development Chapter 25 October 03 Control of Flower Development (Quiz 2) Chapter 25 05 Exam 1 10 Photosynthesis: Light Reactions Chapter 07 12 Photosynthesis: Light Reactions Chapter 07 17 Photosynthesis: Carbon Reactions Chapter 08 19 Photosynthesis: Carbon Reactions Chapter 08 24 Respiration (Quiz 3) Chapter 11 26 Respiration Chapter 11 31 Nutrient Assimilation Chapter 12 November 02 Nutrient Assimilation (Quiz 4) Chapter 12 07 Exam 2 09 Water and Plant Cells Chapter 03 14 Water Balance of Plants Chapter 04 16 Plant Mineral Nutrition Chapter 05 21 Solute Transport (Quiz 5) Chapter 06 23 No class ( Thanksgiving holiday ) 28 Solute Transport (continued) Chapter 06 30 Translocation in the Phloem Chapter 10 December 05 Translocation in the Phloem (continued) (Quiz 6) Chapter 10 12 Final Exam 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm Grading: All 3 exams will have the same weight in the final average. In class exams - 60%; Quizzes – 15%; Lab – 25% Important Dates: Last day to drop with auto “W” - Oct 24 Textbook: Plant Physiology th edition)
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Bio 3465 – Plant Physiology (Fall 2011) Course Objectives, Description and Policies Objectives: Overall objectives of this course are to: 1) convey and foster understanding of the major principles and concepts of plant physiology, 2) promote the understanding of physical, biochemical, genetic and molecular basis of plant function, 3) foster the ability to think logically and creatively, 4) enhance the ability to critically evaluate scientific
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