81.324 Economic Botany

Economic Botany

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 38098
Status Active

Discussions on how humans use plants. Topics will include: Structure and characteristics of woods and their uses in construction of various items, agricultural uses of food plants and spices, poisonous plants, medicinal plants, plants used in religious ritual and plants used as hallucinogens, plants that have altered human history.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 81.111 Principles of Biology I, or 83.101 Life Science I.