BIO4412_5412_SP06_Upchurch

BIO4412_5412_SP06_Upchurch - BIOLOGY 4412 PLANT ANATOMY Dr....

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BIOLOGY 4412 PLANT ANATOMY Dr. Gary Upchurch Lecture: 10:00–10:50 MWF, 372 NSB Spring 2006 Lab: 2:00–5:00 T, 372 NSB Tentative schedule of lectures, labs, and examinations Date Lecture topic Readings Laboratories 1/16 Martin Luther King Day, Classes do not meet 1/18 Introduction to Course None 1/20 Overview of Vascular Plants 1/23 Overview of Tissues & Tissue Regions 1–6 1/25 The Plant Cell 17–42 Microscopy, Plant Cells 1/27 The Plant Cell–2; Cell division 1/30 Cell Development 7–16 2/1 The Cell Wall 43–60 Cell development, Cell walls 2/3 The Cell Wall–2; Parenchyma 61–65 2/6 Parenchyma–2 2/8 Collenchyma 65–70 Parenchyma, Collenchyma 2/10 Sclerenchyma 71–82 2/13 Epidermis 83–96 2/15 Epidermis–2 Sclerenchyma, Epidermis 2/17 Xylem 101–122 2/20 Xylem–2 2/22 Phloem 157–180 Xylem, Phloem 2/24 Secretory structures 199–212 2/27 Secretory structures–2 3/1 Review of material Secretory structures 3/3 No classes—Texas Academy of Science meetings 3/6 Lecture Exam 1 (Introduction to Secretory structures) 3/8 Primary stem structure 257–260 Lab Exam 1 3/10 Walk 3/13 Spring Break, No Classes All Week
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2 Date Lecture topic Reading Laboratory 3/20 Primary stem structure & development 271–291 3/22 Primary stem development Stem structure, apical meristems 3/24 Leaf structure & development 321–347 3/27 Leaf development; Leaf variations 351–372 3/29 Leaf variations–2 Leaf structure, leaf variations 3/31 Primary root structure 215–227 4/3 Root structure; Root development 227–239 4/5 Root development–2 Root structure, apical meristems 4/7 Review of material 4/10 Lecture Exam 2 (Xylem to Primary root development) 4/12 Secondary xylem 101–111 Secondary xylem 125–142 4/14 Secondary xylem–2 4/17 Vascular cambium 145–154 4/19 Secondary phloem & periderm 172–196 Vascular cambium, Phloem & periderm 4/21 Anatomy of fossil plants Handout 4/24 The flower 375-401 4/26 Angiosperm life cycle 403-427 Fossil plants, flowers 4/28 Embryos and seeds 455–498 5/1 Lab Exam 2 (Primary stem structure to flowers) 5/5 FINAL EXAM (comprehensive), 8:00—10:30 A.M., Friday.
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3 Anatomy of Vascular Plants Biology 4412 Dr. Upchurch Office: 338 SUPPLE Spring 2006 gu01@txstate.edu Office Hours 11:00-11:50 a.m. MWF (After lecture) By appointment, or just drop by! General Policies Biology 4412 provides an overview of tissue and organ structure in vascular plants, with an emphasis on cell types and development. The student gains a working knowledge of plant anatomy through lectures and laboratories. Plant anatomy forms part of a larger discipline known as comparative biology.
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