Bio2137_Syllabus_fall_07

Bio2137_Syllabus_fall_07 - Bio 2137, Introduction to Plant...

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Bio 2137, Introduction to Plant Science: Biodiversity to Biotechnology Description: Evolution of the diversity of plants, physiological and anatomical concepts, recent applications in ecology and biotechnology. Rationale: The purpose of this course is to better prepare students for the rapidly changing field of Plant Science while still providing a background in basic concepts. Instructor: Professor Julian R. Starr, 286 Gendron Office hours: After class, Tuesday 13:00 - 17:00 and Friday 14:30-17:00 Text : Raven, Evert and Eichorn, Biology of Plants, 7th edition, Worth Publishers Evaluation of lecture portion : (worth 60% of final mark) Midterm: 30% Biodiversity assignment: 10% Final: 60% Course website : http://137.122.151.31/BIO2137/ User name: bio2137 Password: plants Important Dates: Oct. 12 – Biodiversity Report is due Oct. 19 – U. of Ottawa day, class cancelled Oct. 26 – Midterm Exam Nov. 5 - last day for withdrawal from course To be announced: special lecturer Policies: 1) Web-based notes are provided as a useful study aid, but attending class, taking notes in
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course BIO Bio2137 taught by Professor Namroud during the Fall '11 term at University of Ottawa.

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Bio2137_Syllabus_fall_07 - Bio 2137, Introduction to Plant...

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