Course Schedule
Biology 328 - Plants and People - Spring Semester, 2011
Date
Lecture Topic 
Text 
Laboratory
January



18
Intro - Plants and the Biosphere
1-4, 451-458
No Lab 1st Week
20
Vegetative Structure
5-12
 
25
Floral Structure
12-21 
Vegetables
27
Domestication
21-32 
 
February



1
Organizing Diversity - Taxonomy
32-39
Flowers
3
Origins of the Ethnoflora
 40-52
 
8
Temperate Gynoecia
53-74
Fruits
10
Tropical Gynoecia
75-106
 
15
Lecture Exam I (drill)

Major Families
17 107-121
22
The Grasses II
122-135
Lab Practical I
24
Beans I
136-142

March


1
Beans II
143-154 Beans and Grains
3
Beverages I
313-331

8
Beverages II--Ethanol
 332-354
Winery Tour
10 262-267


Spring Break

22
Fibers I
355-368
Wood, Paper, & Cushing
24
Fibers II/Dyes
368-377

29
Lecture Exam II  (drill)

Dyes
31
Vegetative Food I
155-178

April


5
Vegetative Food II
 179-191
Field Trip - Flora
7
Wood, Cork, and Bamboo
378-398
 
12
Oils and Waxes
218-242

14
Spices, Herbs, and Perfumes 192-217

19
Hydrogels, Latexes, and Resins
243-261 
Lab Practical II
21
Modern Medicinals
262-285

26
Intoxicating Plants
286-312
Aggie Cuisine
28
A changing interface - the Future
458-478

May


6
Final Exam - 12:30-2:30 in lecture room (drill)

 

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