Lecture Syllabus & Class Notes
Integrative Biology 335

THIS WEB-BASED SYSTEM IS NO LONGER USED TO DELIVER IB 335, HOWEVER THE LECTURE TOPICS LISTED BELOW ARE BASICALLY THE SAME AS THOSE COVERED IN THE MOST RECENT VERSION OF THE COURSE. IB 335 IS NOW PRESENTED USING THE MOODLE COURSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.

Lecturer Lecture
Number
Lecture Topic and Class Notes
Downie 1 What is Systematics?
Downie 2 Vegetative Morphology
Downie 3 Vegetative Morphology (continued)
Downie 4 The Taxonomic Hierarchy and Classification
Downie 5 Floral Terminology
Downie 6 Floral Terminology (continued) and
Floral Formulas
Downie 7 Botanical Nomenclature
Robertson 8 The Tallgrass Prairie
Downie 9 Fruits and Inflorescences
Downie 10 Methods and Principles of Systematics
Downie 11 Methods and Principles of Systematics (continued)
Downie 12 Magnoliaceae, Ranunculaceae & Papaveraceae
Downie 13 Molecular Systematics
Downie 14 Hamamelidaceae & Moraceae
Downie 15 Fagaceae & Betulaceae
Downie 16 First Lecture Exam
Coverage: Lectures 1 – 15
Downie 17 Caryophyllid Clade
Cactaceae
Downie 18 Caryophyllid Clade (continued)
Caryophyllaceae
Portulacaceae
Polygonaceae
Downie 19 Breeding Systems
Downie 20 Preserving and Collecting Plants
Downie 21 Slide Review
Cactus and Corn Salsa Recipe
Downie 22 Laboratory Slide Exam
Coverage: Labs 1 – 7
Downie 23 Malvaceae, Cucurbitaceae & Brassicaceae
Downie 24 Ericaceae, Salicaceae & Violaceae
Downie 25 Pollination
Downie 26 Private Life of Plants Video
"The Birds and the Bees"
Spring Break
Downie 27 Fabaceae, Onagraceae & Euphorbiaceae
Downie 28
Private Life of Plants Video
"Branching Out"
Downie 29 Dispersal
Downie 30 Asclepiadaceae, Solanaceae, Oleaceae & Caprifoliaceae
Downie 31 Second Lecture Exam
Coverage: Lectures 17 – 30
Downie 32 Lamiaceae & Scrophulariaceae
Downie 33 Asteraceae
Downie 34 Aceraceae & Apiaceae
Downie 35 Parasitic Plants and
Carnivorous Plants
Downie 36 Rosaceae
Downie 37 Historical Systematics
Downie 38 Monocots
Downie 39 Monocots (continued)
Downie 40 Origin of Angiosperms
Downie 41 Biodiversity
Downie 42 Family Review
Downie 43 Laboratory Slide Exam
Coverage: comprehensive
Final Lecture Exam
Comprehensive


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