Biology: Ecology and Evolutionary

BIOE 145 Plant Ecology

An exploration of the ecology of plant form, function, distribution, abundance, and diversity. Topics include plant adaptation to environmental conditions, reproductive ecology, life history, population dynamics, competition, herbivory, disease, community assembly, ecosystem responses to global change, plant conservation, and restoration. Lecture with discussions of original papers and independent field projects. Students cannot receive credit for this course and BIOE 245.


Prerequisite(s): Either [BIOL 20A, BIOE 20B, and BIOE 20C], or ENVS 100; and satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. BIOE 107 is recommended.



Quarter offered



Ingrid Parker