NRES 406/806: Plant Ecophysiology: Theory and Practice

NRES 406/806
Plant Ecophysiology: Theory and Practice Crosslisted as AGRO 406/806, HORT 406/806
Prereqs: Junior standing; 4 hrs ecology; and 4 hrs botany or plant physiology.
Offered fall semester of even-numbered calendar years.
Principles of plant physiology which underlie the relationship between plants and their physical, chemical and biotic environments. An introduction to the ecological niche, limiting factors and adaptation. An overview of the seed germination and ecology, plant and soil water relations, nutrients, plant energy budgets, photosynthesis, carbon balance and plant-animal interactions. An introduction to various field equipment used in ecophysiological studies.
This course is a prerequisite for: AGRO 906
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lab 1, Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom


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