BSCI 124 Lecture Notes

Undergraduate Program in Plant Biology, University of Maryland


I. Sexual reproduction and evolution

II. Pollination & fertilization

Excellent summary; strongly recommended for review

III. How do plants get pollen from one plant to another? (plants are rooted in the ground)

IV. Coevolution - the interactions between two different species affect the development of each other's characteristics during the course of evolution

V. Pollen

The pollen structure is often related to its method of pollination.

VI. Pollinators

VII. Why animal pollinators "service" flowering plants

Other Sites of Interest:
Review of pollination
Yucca and yucca moth

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Last revised: 30 Jan 1997 - Delwiche