Biology 1A    Aug 27, 1998
Lecture 1 - Introduction to Botany


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Lecture Outline:

I. What is a Plant? II. Plants are not "green animals"; their biology is very different. III. Plants are vitally important to life on earth. IV. Plants are vitally important to human existence.


Vocabulary:

alternation of generations digitalis multicellular
asexual Euglena penicillin
aspirin eukaryote photosynthesis
autotrophic fossil fuel plant
bacteria germ line programmed cell death
botany heterophylly protist
cell fate heterotrophic unicellular
chlorophyll indeterminate growth zoology
determinate growth kingdom


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