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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BI 226 - Laboratory for BI 225

Credit Hours: 1

This lab emphasizes plant morphology and anatomy of both lower and higher plants.  Lab experiments include work on plant anatomy and physiology, taxonomy and ecology.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • microscope, cell structure, tissues, mitosis and meiosis: Understand how to use compound and dissecting microscopes and use them to identify plant cell structures and, identify the stages of mitosis and meiosis;
  • roots, stems, leaves, flowers and fruits: Differentiate between monocot and dicot plant parts by structure, identify various plant tissues and, identify fruit types, development, and probable pollination mechanisms and pollinators;
  • soils, metabolism and growth: Determine soil type of a soil sample and discuss effects of soil type, light conditions and plant hormones on plant growth;
  • classification, protista and fungi: Identify members of Protista and Fungi through anatomical study;
  • survey of non-flowering plants: Identify anatomical structures of representative members of Bryophyta, Lycophyta, Sphenophyta, Pteridophyta, and Coniferophyta; and
  • survey of flowering plants: Identify stages of double fertilization and seed development in flowering plants.

Concurrent Registration: BI 225
F/S (C, S)