BOTANY 201 - TAXONOMY OF FLOWERING PLANTS

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Lecture schedule - FAll 1997, BSBE 115

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. James R. Manhart, Room 311, Butler Hall
Office Hours: MTWTF 8-10 Phone: 845-3356
Email: Manhart@bio.tamu.edu

TEXTS: Jones, S.B. and A.E. Luchsinger. 1986. PLANT SYSTEMATICS (2nd ed.) - (OPTIONAL),
Lecture note packet #162 from Copy Corner, Lab Handouts packet #163(REQUIRED), and Lab Key packet #164 (Required).

MATERIAL ON RESERVE IN LIBRARY: 1. Jones, S.B. and A.E. Luchsinger. 1986. PLANT SYSTEMATICS (2nd ed.). 2. Smith, 1977. VASCULAR PLANT FAMILIES. 3. Benson, 1979. PLANT CLASSIFICATION. 4. Wood, 1974. A STUDENT'S ATLAS OF FLOWERING PLANTS.

LECTURE SCHEDULE:

 DATE                      TOPIC                                 READING (Jones & Luch.)

1 Sep Introduction 1-10,55-78
3 Sep Vegetative Morphology 216-232
8 Sep Vegetative Morphology 216-232
10 Sep Reproductive Morphology 232-252
15 Sep Reproductive Morphology 232-252
17 Sep The Magnoliophyta 114-153
22 Sep Magnoliidae 296-306
24 Sep Magnoliidae-Hamamelidae 306-317
29 Sep EXAMINATION I
1 Oct Hamamelidae 317-324
6 Oct Caryophyllidae 324-333
8 Oct Caryophyllidae 324-333
13 Oct Dilleniidae 335-349
15 Oct Dilleniidae 335-349
20 Oct Rosidae 351-390
22 Oct Rosidae 351-390
27 Oct EXAMINATION II
29 Oct Rosidae -Asterideae 351-418
3 Nov Asteridae 390-418
5 Nov Asteridae 390-418
10 Nov Asteridae 390-418
12 Nov Historical Background & Nomenclature 11-53
17 Nov Alismatidae-Arecidae 418-426
19 Nov EXAMINATION III
24 Nov Arecidae-Commelinidae (Collections due this week!) 427-436
26 Nov Commelinidae-Zingberidae 436-441
1 Dec Liliidae 441-450
3 Dec Angiosperm Evolution 157-184
8 Dec Reading Day
15 Dec FINAL EXAMINATION (8-10 a.m.)

TESTING: Lecture exams will be a combination of structure identification, short answer, and matching. Old exams can be reviewed on the www, start with the Botn 201 home page. NOTE: CHANGES TO EXAM GRADES WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR ONLY ONE WEEK AFTER EXAMS ARE RETURNED.

EXAMINATION COVERAGE POINTS DATE

I Lectures of 13 Jan through 100 12 Feb 5 Feb

II Lectures of 10 Feb through 100 19 Mar 5 Mar

III Lectures of 17 Mar through 100 14 Apr 9 Apr

FINAL Lectures of 16 Apr through 150 5 May 28 Apr (70 points) 8-10 a.m. + Comprehensive - 100 points

TOTAL 450


LABORATORY:

The laboratory point total is 450. Your final grade will be computed on the basis of 900 points. Specific point values in lab will be provided in the laboratory schedule.

MAKE-UP EXAMS:

If an exam is missed for a university approved excuse (illness, death in the family, etc.) Dr. Manhart must be notified ASAP and within 48 hours of the missed exam. Documentation of the reason the examination was missed must be provided by the student (example: note from the health center or private physician if ill). DO NOT WAIT TO SEE DR. MANHART PERSONALLY IF YOU KNOW YOU WILL MISS AN EXAM - contact by phone immediately and bring in written excuse. You may also leave a message with the Departmental Secretary (845-3346) or the Lab Coordinator, Monique, at 845-8650.


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Last Modified Jan. 7, 1997