BIOL 325
Plant Systematics (Fall 2013)

Syllabus

Grade report for 20 Nov 2013

Plant Collection Project:
Due F, Nov 1 by 2 pm. Instructions are in lab supplement to syllabus.

Exam 1 Topics:
Topic 01 - Introduction to Plant Systematics (outline)
Topic 02 - The Code (outline; Jones & Luchsinger 1986)

Exam 2 Topics: (Sample Exam)
Topic 03 - Overview of Plant Taxa (outline; PowerPoint - until angios; PowerPoint - angios;)
Topic 04 - History of Plant Systematics (outline; PowerPoint)

Exam 3 Topics:
Topic 05 - Cladistics (Phylogenetic Systematics) (outline; PowerPoint; tutorial)

Lab Topics:
Lab 01 (Aug 30) - Introduction
Lab 02 (Sep 06) - nymphaeids & magnoliids
Lab 03 (Sep 13) - ranunculids, proteids, & caryophyllids
Lab 04 (Sep 20) - asterids, part 1
Lab 05 (Sep 27) - rosids, part 1
Lab 06 (Oct 04) - asterids, part 2
Lab 07 (Oct 11) - rosids, part 2
Lab 08 (Oct 18) - asterids & rosids, part 3's
Lab 09 (Oct 25) - asterids, part 4, & monocots, part 1
Lab 10 (Nov 01) - monocots, part 2
Lab 11 (Nov 08) - monocots, part 3
Lab 12 (Nov 15) - lycophytes & teridophytes
Lab 13 (Nov 22) - gymnosperms
Lab 14 (Nov 29) - Thanksgiving Recess
Lab 15 (Dec 06) - Fina Exam

 



Useful Links:
1. James C. Parks Herbarium (Millersville University)
2. Millersville Flora Project on WikiPlantAtlas
3. Plants of PA on WikiPlantAtlas
4. Plants of Earth on WikiPlantAtlas
3. Plant images at PlantSystematics.org