BIOL 1300

ECONOMIC PLANTS

(Formerly BOTN 1010, 001.101) A survey of economically important plants and their products. The history of plant use, plants in folklore and medicine, fermentation and viticulture, domestication of plants, and forestry are the major topics covered. Chemical, structural, and nutritional aspects of plant products are also discussed. Not to be held with the former 001.206 or 001.233.

Fall 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    CRN: 11442
    Lecture Location: TBA
    Dates: September 05 – December 07
    Slot 9: 11:30 AM–12:45 PM, Tu.Th.

Important Date

June 4 – June 8: Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: William Bugg, PhD. Proposal: “Effects of early rearing conditions on the transcriptome of Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens)” — Wednesday, May 23 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Garett Allen, PhD Proposal: “Acid-base regulation in Stenohaline Osmoconforming Crustaceans” — Thursday, May 24 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Haoran Chen, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen fixing plant evolution: the major factors affecting biological nitrogen fixation” — Friday, May 25 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Ashley Tripp, MSc. Defense: “Temperature and pCO2: single and combined effects of climate change parameters on acid-base regulation in Louisiana red swamp crayfish” — Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.