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Michaelmas term

 

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Origins of modern agriculture
IA Cells Hunting the gene (Summers) Lecture 7: Plasmids and gene cloning
IA E&B Angiosperm radiation (Glover) Lecture 4: Herbicide resistance and GM
Suggested review article: 'Promises and issues of Genetically Modified Crops' Chen and Lin (2013) Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 16(2):255-60
Photosynthesis IA Cells Chemistry of life (Hibberd)

Lecture 1: Metabolic strategies
Lecture 2: Light Harvesting and Photosynthetic ETC
Lecture 3: Carbon fixation

IA PoO A Grounding in Plant Physiology (Griffiths) Lecture 8: Photosynthetic acclimation and adaptation to light
Lecture 9: Plant Gas Exchange
Lecture 10: CO2 Concentrating Mechanisms
Suggested review article: 'Evolution of flexible non-photochemical quenching mechanisms that regulate light harvesting in oxygenic photosynthesis' Niyogi and Truong (2013) Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 16(3):307-14
Management of reserves IA Cells Chemistry of life (Hibberd) Lecture 1: Metabolic strategies
Lecture 2: Light Harvesting and Photosynthetic ETC
Lecture 3: Carbon fixation
IA PoO A Grounding in Plant Physiology (Griffiths) Lecture 9: Plant Gas Exchange
Lecture 10: CO2 Concentrating Mechanisms
Suggested review article: 'Progress in Arabidopsis starch research and potential biotechnological applications' Santelia and Zeeman (2011) Current Opinion in Biotechnology 22(2):271-80
Nutrient uptake IA Cells Membrane (Davies) Lectures 4&5: Passive and active transport
Chemistry of Life (Hibberd) Lecture 8: Amino acid biosynthesis
IA PoO Plant Physiology Underground (Paszkowski) Lecture 13: Ion uptake
Lecture 15: Assimilation of inorganic nutrients
Suggested review article: 'Moving cationic minerals to edible tissues: potassium, magnesium, calcium' Karley and White (2009) Current Opinion in Plant Biology 12(3):291-298
Water relations IA Cells Membranes (Davies) Lecture 3: Nernst equation
Lectures 4&5: Passive and active transport
Signal transduction (Webb) Lecture 4: ABA signalling
IA E&B Origins of plants (Glover) Lecture 2: Evolution on land
IA PoO A Grounding in Plant Physiology (Griffiths) Lecture 9: Plant Gas Exchange
Lecture 11: Water
Suggested review article:'Embolism resistance as a key mechanism to understand adaptive plant strategies' Lens et al (2013) Current Opinion in Plant Biology 16(3):287-92
Temperature stress
IA Cells Membranes (Davies) Lecture 1: Membrane composition
IA PoO A Grounding in Plant Physiology (Griffiths) Lecture 6: Introduction to Plants
Lecture 7: Sensing and Responding to the Environment
Suggested review article: 'A plant's perspective of extremes: terrestrial plant responses to changing climatic variability' Reyer at al. (2013) Global Change Biology 19(1):75-89

 

Lecture 9: Plant Gas Exchange

Lecture 10: CO2 Concentrating Mechanisms

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