BOTANY 201 - TAXONOMY OF FLOWERING PLANTS

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Lecture schedule - Spring 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 #137 from Copy Corner (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.)

13 Jan Introduction 1-10,55-78
15 Jan Vegetative Morphology 216-232
22 Jan Vegetative Morphology 216-232
27 Jan Reproductive Morphology 232-252
29 Jan Reproductive Morphology 232-252
3 Feb The Magnoliophyta 114-153
5 Feb Magnoliidae 296-306
10 Feb Magnoliidae-Hamamelidae 306-317
12 Feb EXAMINATION I
17 Feb Hamamelidae 317-324
19 Feb Caryophyllidae 324-333
24 Feb Caryophyllidae 324-333
26 Feb Dilleniidae 335-349
3 Mar Dilleniidae 335-349
5 Mar Rosidae 351-390

SPRING BREAK

17 Mar Rosidae 351-390
19 Mar EXAMINATION II
24 Mar Rosidae -Asterideae 351-418
26 Mar Asteridae 390-418
31 Mar Asteridae 390-418
2 Apr Asteridae 390-418
7 Apr Historical Background & Nomenclature 11-53
9 Apr Alismatidae-Arecidae 418-426
14 Apr EXAMINATION III (Collections due!)
16 Apr Arecidae-Commelinidae 427-436
21 Apr Commelinidae-Zingberidae 436-441
23 Apr Liliidae 441-450
28 Apr Angiosperm Evolution 157-184
30 Apr Reading Day
5 May 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