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BOT 414/514 AGROSTOLOGY - SYLLABUS

 

 grass

 BOT 414/514 AGROSTOLOGY

WINTER 2017

 

January 09 – Monday – classes begin

January 15 – Sunday - Last day to drop a class via the web

January 16 – Monday - Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday – no classes

February 06 – Monday – Term paper topic approval

February 10 – Friday – Midterm Lecture Exam – 1:00 P.M.

February 24 – Friday – Last day for course withdrawal, grade changes

March 10 – Friday – Term Paper Due

March 17 – Friday – Final Lab Exam – 1 PM – Cordley 1064

March 21 - Tuesday – Final Lecture Exam – 6 PM (1800) – Cordley 3121

OR

March 22 - Wednesday - Final Lecture Exam - noon (1200) - Cordley 3121

 

 

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL

WEEK 1: roots, stems, leaves

inflorescence

WEEK 2: seeds & fruits

WEEK 3: grass seed

               Agnes Chases's First Book Of Grasses Lesson 4

WEEK 4: roots

               Pedicellate spikelets, Lesson 6

                culm

 leaf

WEEK 5: pedicellate one-flowered spikelets

WEEK 6: leaf blade epidermis

internal leaf anatomy

WEEK 7: photosynthetic pathways

sessile spikelets in one sided spikes

WEEK 8: Lessons 9-11, spikelets

Grass flowers etc

WEEK 9: Apomixis and cytogenetics

Bamboos and rices

WEEK 10: Bambusoideae

                 Grasslands

 

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