Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 2 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 4 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Often overlooked due to their small size, or wrongly considered to be 'lower plants', fungi are more closely related to animals. They have major impacts on human health, biotechnology, the environment, and agriculture. We examine fungal diversity, cell biology and development, reproductive and genetic strategies, symbioses, and biotechnology applications in this diverse and successful group.
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 120 and 121.
Note: BIOL 226 (formerly BIOL 211) and/or ACB 200 or BMSC 220 are recommended. A field trip to observe local fungal specimens in their natural environment may be scheduled for a Saturday, depending on the season and weather. This possibility will be discussed during the first lecture.
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