BIO 3 Plant Ecology.

Provides an understanding of how plants interact with the environment, other plants, and other organisms. Included is study of the evolution of plant traits that are important in these interactions and factors that influence plant distributions at global and local scales. Several levels of organization are covered, including individuals, populations, communities, ecosystems, and landscapes.

1. BIO/MBI 115 Biological Concepts (4) (MPF), or
BIO 191 Plant Biology (4) (MPF); and

2. BIO 204 Evolution of Plant Biodiversity: Genes to Biosphere (4); and

3. BIO 401 Plant Ecology (3), or
BIO/GEO 431 Global Plant Diversity (3), or
BIO/GEO 432 Ecoregions of North America (3)

Note: Not open to majors in the Department of Biology. Majors in the Department of Microbiology must select a course outside the department of major at the first level.

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