BIOL 320 Field Botany
Botanical field techniques, the vegetation of North America, and the flora of Upstate New York. Terminology of description, use of taxonomic keys, techniques of specimen preservation, field recognition of plant taxa and communities and controlling ecological factors, economic and wildlife significance of dominant taxa, principles of classification and nomenclature. Two weekend field trips required. Lab format will include individual or small group projects including a plant collection. Offered Summer only. (LA)
Prerequisites: BIOL 181, and 3 s.h. of 200-level BIOL.
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