Feb 25, 2024
PBIO 2090 - Plant Ecology
Basic concepts, theory, and applied aspects of plant ecology. Focus on the interactions of plants with their environment (biotic and abiotic) over a range of spatial and temporal scales.
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2NS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- Students will be able to describe the fundamental principles of plant ecology
- Students will be able to explain the key principals of the scientific process and give examples of its use in plant ecology
- Students will be able to use knowledge of plant ecological processes to explain ecological patterns across multiple temporal and spatial scales
- Students will be able to identify key interactions amongst plants and their abiotic and biotic environment
- Students will be able to describe how evolution can shape ecological interactions
- Students will be able to apply knowledge of plant ecology to assess the impacts of climate change at several levels of organization
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