Course Schedule
Biology 328 - Plants and People - Fall Semester, 2010

Date
Lecture Topic 
Text 
Laboratory
August


30
Intro - Plants and the Biosphere 1-4, 451-458  Vegetables
September



1
Vegetative Structure
5-12
 
6
Floral Structure
12-21 
 Flowers
8
Domestication
21-32 
 
13
Organizing Diversity - Taxonomy
32-39
 Fruits
15
Origins of the Ethnoflora
40-52 
 
20
 Temperate Gynoecia
53-74
Major Families I
22
Tropical Gynoecia
75-106
 
27
 Beverages I
313-331
 Field Trip -Cotton Processing
29
Beverages II - Ethanol 332-354
October


4
The Grasses I
 107-121 Lab Practical I
6
Lecture Exam I (drill)


11
 The Grasses II
 122-135
Winery Tour
13
The Beans I
136-142
 
18
The Beans II
143-154
Major Families II--Grains and Legumes
20
Fibers I
355-368
 
25
Fibers II/Dyes
368-377
Field Trip - Flora
27
Herbals (overview)
262-267
 
November


1
Vegetative Food I
155-178
Wood & Paper & Cushing Library
3
 Vegetative Food II
179-191
 
8
Lecture Exam II (drill)
 
Field Trip-Ethnoflora
10
Wood, Cork, and Bamboo
378-398
 
15
Oils and Waxes
218-242
Lab Practical II
17 Spices, Herbs, and Perfumes 192-217 
22
Hydrogels, Latexes, and Resins
243-261 
no lab--Thanksgiving
24
Modern Medicinals 262-285
29
Intoxicating Plants 286-312
December


1
458-478

15
Final Exam - 10:30 a.m. (in lecture room)
drill
 

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