Botany 431 - Physiological Plant Ecology
At the end of your study this week, you should be able to achieve the objectives listed below. You must assemble the evidence that you have achieved these learning outcomes into your Portfolio. You should provide evidence that would be regarded as performance at the top two levels of Biggs' SOLO Taxonomy.
The material in your Portfolio will be assessed as Project 3.
If you wish to discuss this material informally with your peers, you can interact in
Esme's Coffee Shop.
You can also challenge your peers by posting questions for them to respond to on the
Student Quiz Board.
When you have completed this section you will be able to:
- Describe the influence of latitude, altitude and season on the local flux of UV-B irradiance.
- Analyse the effects of UV-B radiation on the biology of plants.
- Evaluate the strategies used by plants to resist the effects of strains induced by UV-B irradiance.
- Bornman & Teramura. 1993. In Young et al. pp 427-471.
- Briggs, Heath & Tobin. 1996. Regulation of Plant Growth and Development by Light. American Society of Plant Physiology.
- Last & Landry. 1996. In Briggs et al. pp 74-79.
- Teramura. 1996. In Briggs et al. pp 164-170.
- Young, Bjorn, Moan, Nultch. 1993. Environmental UV Photobiology. Plenum Press.
Click below to return to the Course Topic Outline
Return to Topic Outline
Site last modified November 28, 1997
© University of Alberta, 1997