BIOL 3280

Forest Botany

(Formerly BOTN 3270, 001.327) An examination of the structure and dynamics of plant communities in forested ecosystems. Topics include forest type classification, physiological and anatomical responses of representative forest species, decomposition and nutrient cycling, disturbance and forest succession. Not to be held with the former 001.402. Prerequisites: BIOL 2242 (BOTN 2010, 001.201) (C); and one of BIOL 2300 (BOTN 2370, 001.237, ZOOL 2370, 022.237), BIOL 2301 (BOTN 2371, ZOOL 2371) or AGEC 2370 (065.237) (C); or consent of the department.

Winter 2019 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    CRN: 51410
    Lecture Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Slot 8: 1:30 PM–2:20 PM, M.W.F.

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.