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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
December 10, 2016
Canadian Excellence


Comparative Plant Physiology

A lecture, student seminar and laboratory course on the relationships between plant structure and function, and on growth and development of higher plants.  Topics include xylem and water relations, phloem and translocation, roots and mineral nutrition, nodules and nitrogen fixation, leaf and chloroplast anatomy related to photosynthesis and photorespiration, plant hormones and their roles in growth, dormancy, photoperiodism and flowering.

Prerequisite:  BI263* or BI366*, or both BI264 and BI267; both CH202 and CH203

Exclusion:  BI313, BI314, BI419*

3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours

Not offered in Fall - Winter 2005-2006