ENH 102 Schedule - Spring, 1998

Instructor - Dave Burger

Room 149

752-0398

dwburger@ucdavis.edu

Month

Day

Date

#

Lecture / Discussion Topic(s)

April

T

7

1

Overview, Introduction to plant physiology

Course topics, student interviews, concept mapping

Th

9

2

Plant Anatomy - cells, organelles, cell types

Tissues, organs, membranes

T

14

3

Bioenergetics

Photosynthesis concept mapping

Th

16

4

Photosynthesis: light-dependent reactions

Photosynthesis: light-independent reactions

T

21

5

Factors affecting photosynthesis

Heiner Lieth - rose crop canopy photosynthesis and modeling

Th

23

6

Factors affecting photosynthesis

Respiration

T

28

7

Translocation

Translocation, photosynthate partititioning

Th

30

8

First Mid -Term Exam

Water: Concept map

May

T

5

9

Properties of water

Water potential

Th

7

10

Air-Plant-Soil continuum

Transpiration, evapotranspiration

T

12

11

Water stress

Mineral nutrition

Th

14

12

Absorption of elements

Nutrient deficiencies

T

19

13

Growth: cellular basis, division, expansion, cell wall differentiation

Types of growth, measuring growth

Th

21

14

Second Mid -Term Exam

Growth control; crop quality

T

26

15

Growth analysis, limitations

Differentiation

Th

28

16

Growth substances: auxin, cytokinin

June

T

2

17

Growth substances: gibberellin, ABA, ethylene

Th

4

18

Mike Reid - postharvest biology and technology

T

9

19

Developmental physiology

photoperiodism

Th

11

20

Developmental physiology

plant tropisms

 

Final Exam - Tuesday, June 16th, 1:30 - 3:30 P.M.