Description: This course focuses on a survey of physiological approaches to understanding plant-environment interactions from the functional perspective. Lectures cover physiological adaptation; limiting factors; resources acquisition/allocation; photosynthesis, carbon, energy balance; water use and relations; nutrient relations; linking physiology; stable isotope applications in ecophysiology; stress physiology; life history and physiology; evolution of physiological performance; physiology population, community, and ecosystem levels.
Prerequisites: Biology 1A,1B, or equivalent.
Restricted To: Majority of seats are reserved for IB majors during Phase I; 5+ Terms in Attendance during Phase II.
Expected Enrollment: 60