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BTNY 1303 LS - Plants in Human Affairs

Credits: (3)
Typically Taught Fall Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem, Full Sem Online
Typically Taught Summer Semester: 2nd Blk Online

This class provides a general introduction to the importance and function of plants in human affairs. It includes an overview of science as a way of knowing, plant forms and functions, plant reproduction, and use of economically and sociologically important plants. Flowering and non-flowering plants and products such as fruits, forages, grains, medicines, herbs and spices, textile fibers, lumber, algae, and foliage plants are studied. Ecological concepts as they relate to the growth and production of world food crops will also be included. The course has a strong emphasis on the historical development of exploitation of certain plants and the role plants played in exploration and international development. This class cannot be used to fulfill requirements for a Botany major or minor.
Three hours of lecture per week.



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