RIT 1001 420 - Syllabus (2 pages)

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1001 420 - Plant Ecology

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Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester New York COLLEGE of SCIENCE Department of Biological Sciences Plant Ecology Course Number 1001 420 Outline Description 1 0 2 0 2 0 Title Credit Hours Prerequisites s Corequisite s Plant Ecology 4 1001 340 341 None Course information Course Information Contact Hours 3 3 Classroom Lab Studio Other Maximum students section 20 20 Quarter s offered check Fall Winter X Spring Summer Students required to take this course Students who might elect to take this course Environmental Science majors Biology majors Biotechnology majors 3 0 Goals of the course 3 1 To explain and synthesize concepts about plant ecology at the individual population community and ecosystem level 3 2 To read synthesize and present information from primary scientific papers 3 3 To design implement analyze and present original research on plant ecology 4 0 Course description as it will appear in the RIT Catalog including pre and co requisites quarters offered 1001 420 Plant Ecology A consideration of the nature and variation of plant communities with discussion of factors that limit maintain and modify communities both locally and world wide Laboratory centers on a student designed project including proposal experimental design data gathering and analysis and presentation of results 1001340 341 Class 3 Lab 3 Credit 4 S 5 0 6 0 Possible resources texts references computer packages etc 5 1 Papers selected from primary literature updated annually 5 2 Crawley MJ Plant Ecology 1999 Blackwell Publishers 5 2 Aber J and J Melillo Terrestrial Ecosystems 2001 Brooks Cole Publishers Topics Outline 6 1 Individual and within Species Dynamics 6 1 1 Biomes Limiting Factors 6 1 2 Photosynthesis 6 2 6 3 6 4 6 1 3 Water and Nutrient Acquisition 6 1 4 Sex Pollination and Breeding Systems 6 1 5 Seed Dispersal 6 1 6 Herbivores Defenses 6 1 7 Life History Population Dynamics 6 2 1 Matrix modeling 6 2 2 Population modeling Community Dynamics 6 3 1 Plant Competition 6 3 2



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