F&ES 691b/EVST 191 / 2017-2018

Trees: Environmental Biology

Credits: 3

Spring 2018: Tu,Th, 9:00-10:15, SPL 59
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Underlying principles that govern tree biology in both time and space. Water transport, nutrient uptake, photosynthesis, growth and reproductionfrom individual plant organs to the tree and forest canopyPrinciples of cells and membranes; the fundamental differences between plant and animal cells; regional and global patterns in forest dynamics; implications of disruptions in the biotic and abiotic environment. Case studies focus on understanding forests and forest products and their global significance including building materials, furniture, and musical instruments. 
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