Course Schedule
Biology 328 - Plants and People - Spring Semester, 2008
Date
Lecture Topic 
Text 
Laboratory
January



15
Intro - Plants and the Biosphere
1-4
No Lab 1st Week
17
Vegetative Structure
5-12
 
22
Floral Structure
12-21 
Vegetables
24
Domestication
21-32 
 
29
Organizing Diversity - Taxonomy
32-39
Flowers
31
40-52

February

 
 
5
 Temperate Gynoecia
53-74
Fruits
7
Tropical Gynoecia
75-104
 
12
 Beans I
136-142
Major Families
14
Lecture Exam I (drill)


19
Beans II
 143-154 Lab Practical I
21
The Grasses I
107-121

26
 The Grasses II
 122-135
Beans and Grains
28 313-331

March


 
4
Bevreages II--Ethanol
332-354
Winery Tour
6
Fibers I
355-368
 

Spring Break

18
Fibers II/Dyes
368-377
No Lab--Good Friday
20
Herbals (Overview)
262-267
 
25
Vegetative Food I
155-178
Field Trip - Flora
27
 Vegetative Food II
179-191
 
April


1
Lecture Exam II  (drill)
 
Field Trip-Ethnoflora
3
Wood, Cork, and Bamboo
378-398
 
8
Oils and Waxes
218-242
Wood, Paper, & Cushing
10
Spices, Herbs, and Perfumes 192-217

15
Hydrogels, Latexes, and Resins
243-261 
Lab Practical II
17
Modern Medicinals
262-285

22
Intoxicating Plants
286-312
Aggie Cuisine
24
A changing interface - the Future
458-478

May


2
Final Exam - 12:30-2:30 (drill)

 

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last updated: 23 April 2008