Introduction to the nature of life, including the cellular basis of life; the nature of heredity; evolution; diversity of microbial, plant, and animal life; and principles of ecology. Intended for life science majors.
About the Instructor
John Pleasants researches plant/insect interactions, especially plants and pollinators and host plants and herbivores. Also, the effects of GMO's on native species, in particular the effects of Bt corn and RoundupReady soybeans on monarch butterflies and the possibility of gene flow between native Hawaiian cotton and GMO cotton.