May 20, 2022
BIOL 343 - Plant Form and Function
A study of the structure and function of vascular plants. Emphasis is on plant anatomy, growth and development, and plant responses to the environment.
Prerequisite: BIOL 183.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify major cell and tissue types from vascular plants as visible using light microscopy.
- Describe functions of major cell and tissue types for vascular plants
- Describe meristematic growth in plants
- Differentiate between patterns of meristematic growth that occur in plants and growth patterns animals.
- Identify plant meristmatic tissues in plants and describe tissues that develop from cells in those meristems.
- Characterize plant cell and tissue types and growth patterns in a vascular plant body
- Use basic cell sectioning and staining techniques to observe plant anatomical structures
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Spring Locations: Ellensburg
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