Course B390: Special Topics (300 Course)

Salinity tolerance: a case study in plant physiology and adaptation.
Course leader:  Prof. Mark Tester
Assistant lecturer: Dr. Sónia Negrão
The aim of this course is two-fold:
  • to present a comprehensive overview of plant responses to salinity and the many adaptations plants have evolved to salinity
  • to provide an overview of plant physiology and anatomy, this being done in the process of understanding mechanisms of salinity tolerance The course is a graduate level course, and requires a basic understanding of biology and chemistry.

B390B Course 2014.pdf