BIO 1010

Chapter 1

What is Plant biology?

I.  The Relationships of Humans to their Environment

            A.   Human and Animal Dependence on Plants

                    1.  Food

                    2.  Paper

                    3.  Building products

                    4.  Clothing

                    5.  Medicines

                    6.  And many more……

II. Botany as a Science

            A. Hypothesis

            B. Microscopes

III. Diversification of Plant Study

            A. Plant Anatomy

            B. Plant Physiology

            C. Plant Taxonomy- Plant Systematics

            D. Plant Geography

            E. Plant Ecology

            F. Plant Morphology

            G. Genetics

            H. Cell Biology- Cytology

            I. Ethnobotany