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.

Summer 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Norman Charles Kenkel
    CRN: 1639
    Lecture Location: 207 Buller
    Dates: May 07 – May 30
    Time: 10:45 AM–12:45 PM, M.Tu.W.Th.F.
    Final Exam Location: 205 Armes
    Date: June 02
    Time: 9:00 AM–11:00 AM, S.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.