BIOL 325
Plant Systematics (Fall 2014)

 

Syllabus:
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Sample Exam:
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Exam 1 Topics:
Topic 01 - Introduction to Plant Systematics (outline; Powerpoint)
Topic 02 - Overview of Plant Taxa (outline; Powerpoint - angiosperms; non-angios)

Exam 2 Topics:
Topic 03 - The Code (outline; Powerpoint; Jones & Luschinger)
Topic 04 - History (outline; Powerpoint)

Exam 3 Topics:
Topic 05 - Cladistics (outline; Powerpoint; tutorial)

Lab Topics:
Lab 01 (Aug 26) - Basal Dicot Grade
Lab 02 (Sep 02) - Monocots 1
Lab 03 (Sep 09) - Field trip on keying, pressing and Atlas project
Lab 04 (Sep 16) - Basal Eudicot Grade
Lab 05 (Sep 23) - Rosids1
Lab 06 (Sep 30) - Asterids 1
Lab 07 (Oct 07) - Rosids 2
Lab 08 (Oct 14) - Fall Break
Lab 09 (Oct 21) - Asterids 2
Lab 10 (Oct 28) - Moncots 2
Lab 11 (Nov 04) - Gymnosperms
Lab 12 (Nov 11) - Asterids 3 & Rosids 3
Lab 13 (Nov 18) -
Lab 14 (Nov 25) -
Lab 15 (Dec 02) - Final 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