15:371 Plant Diversity [McGonigle]

Prerequisites: 14:262 or permission of Instructor.

The identification, descriptive terminology, and methods for systematic classification of plants are covered in this course. Approaches that are currently used to group plants according to evolutionary relationships will be described. Students are encouraged to make a plant collection during the preceding summer. Field trips during the first three weeks of the term will provide students a chance to see local plants in their natural habitat and supplement their collection.

3 lecture hours per term, 3 laboratory hours per term , one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 14:371 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Instructor: Terence McGonigle