Oct 21, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
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BTNY 2303 - Ethnobotany

Credits: (3)
Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
A thorough study of the scientific methodology in ethnobotanical research with opportunities for practical applications. This class includes an introduction to how plants are used by people for food, fiber, shelter, and medicine. Students will learn fundamental botanical principles, how to conduct field work and how to collect plants and prepare them for use. Ethical questions concerning conservation, biodiversity and the continued loss of indigenous plants and cultures will also be discussed. 
Three lecture/demonstrations per week.



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