General Botany 1125

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General Botany 1125

Tentative Schedule and PowerPoint files

Date Topic Chapter Pages
June 5 What is plant biology
The nature of life
1
2
1-12
13-28
June 6 Cells (excluding mitosis)
Tissues
3
4
28-44, 50-52
53-63
June 7 Lab 1, Ex. 1 Microscope and Cells    
June 8 Lab 2, Ex. 4 Tissues (hand-out)

 
June 12 Plant Metabolism (photosynthesis) 10 165-191
June 13 Plant Metabolism (cell respiration) 10 (cont.)  
June 14 Lab 3, Ex. 8 Photosynthesis, and Ex. 10 Respiration (hand-out)  
June 15 Mitosis 3 44-50
  Meiosis 12 216-224
June 19 Lab 4, Ex. 3 Mitosis (hand-out)  
June 20 Genetics 13 225-246
  Lab 5, Genetics (hand-out)  
June 21 Flowers, Fruits and Seeds 8 127-148
  Plant breeding and propagation 14 247-266
June 21 Lab 6, Ex. 11 Flowers, and Ex. 12 Fruits and Seeds (hand-out)  
June 22 Roots and soil 5 64-83
June 26 Lab 7, Ex. 5 Plant Anatomy - Roots (hand-out)  
June 27 Stems 6 84-105
  Leaves 7 106-126
June 28 Lab 8, Ex. 2b Morphology of Plants,    
  Ex. 6 Anatomy of Stems, Ex. 7 Anatomy of Leaves (hand-out)  
June 29 Water in plants 9 149-164
July 3&4 Fourth of July Holiday – No Classes    
July 5 Lab 9, Ex. 9 Water relations and transpiration (hand-out)  
July 6 Growth 11 192-215
July 10 Plant names and classification 16 280-292
  Lab 10, Scientific names (hand-out)  
July 11 Domains Bacteria and Archaea, and viruses 17 293-318
July 12 Kingdom Protista 18 319-347
July 13 Kingdom Fungi 19 348-372
July 17 Lab 11, Ex. 13 Monera, Protista and Fungi (hand-out)  
July 18 Kingdom Plantae, Bryophytes 20 373-387
  Ferns and their relatives 21 388-410
July 19 Lab 12, Ex. 14 Bryophytes, Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms (hand-out)  
July 20 Kingdom Plantae, Gymnosperms 22 411-429
July 24 Kingdom Plantae, Flowering plants 23 430-448
July 25 Lab 13, Keying (hand-out)  
July 26 Evolution 15 267-292
  Lab 14, Construction of a phylogenetic tree and key (hand-out)  
July 27 Flowering plants and civilization 24 449-473
July 31 Ecology 25 474-494
Aug 1 Biomes 26 495-504

Your final exam will be another daily quiz given at the end of the class period.