F&ES 656b / 2019-2020

Tree Physiology and Ecophysiology

Credits: 3

Spring 2020: Tu,Th, 4:00-5:20, Marsh classroom


Mineral nutrition and cycling, mycorrhizas, symbiosis, nitrogen fixation, light processing, photosynthesis, respiration, water relations including transpiration, and ecophysiology are covered. The interaction of photosynthesis with water relations, mineral nutrition, temperature, and environmental stress is discussed. Effects of climate changes on forests, past and present, and other current topics are also considered. Term paper required. 

F&ES 656 is a prerequisite for:
F&ES 700: Alpine, Arctic, and Boreal Ecosystems Seminar