BIO 545 — Plant Diversity and Evolution

(Same as EVS 545)

Semester hours: 4 (3R, 3L)   Offered: II    Instructor: Taylor

An investigation of the diversity, morphology, and evolution of fossil and living plants. Topics emphasized include the origin of land plants, plant life cycles, evolution of the vascular cylinder, leaf, seed and flower, and the origin of flowering plants.

Prerequisites: P: BIO 201, BIO 202, BIO 205, and one of BIO 341, BIO 362, BIO 581 or IC

Satisfies: Certified Writing, Lab requirement, Population/Ecology/Evolution requirement