Week 1

Waring, R. H. and J. F. Franklin. 1979. Evergreen coniferous forests of the Pacific Northwest. Sci. 204:1380-1386.

Week 2

Seki. M., M. Narusaka, H. Abe, M. Kasuga, K. Yanaguchi-Shinozaki, P. Carninci, Y. Havashizaki, and K. Shinozaki. 2001. Monitoring the expression pattern of 1300 Arabidopsis genes under drought and cold stresses by using a full-length cDNA microarray. The Plant Cell 13:61-72.

Week 3

Chaumont, F. E. M. Herman, and M. J. Chrispeels. 1998. Characterization of a maize tonoplast aquaporin expressed in zones of cell division and elongation. Plant Physiol. 117: 1143-1152.

Koch, G. W., S. C. Sillett, G. M. Jennings, and S. D. Davis. 2004. The limits to tree height. Nature 428:851-854.

Week 4


Week 5

Gust,D, T.A. Moore, and A. L. Moore. 2001. Mimicking photosynthetic solar energy transduction. Acc.Chem.Res. 34:40-48.

Regaldo, A. 2010. Reinventing the leaf. Sci Amer. Oct. pp. 86-89.

Hayes, TB. et al. 2002. Hermaphroditic, demasculinized frogs after exposure to the herbicide atrazine at low ecologically relevant doses. PNAS 99:5476-5480.

Week 6

Edwards, E. J., C. P. Osborne, C. A. Stromberg, and S. A. Smith. 2010. The origins of C4 grasslands: integrating evolutionary and ecosystem science. Science. 328: 587-591.

Calvin, 1962. The path of carbon in photosynthesis. Science 135:879-889.

Week 7

Sage, R. F. 2004. The evolution of C4 photosynthesis. New Phytol. 161:341-370.

Week 8


Week 9

Bais, H.P., R. Vepachedu, S. Gilroy, R. M. Callaway, and J. M. Vivanco. 2003. Allelopathy and exotic plant invasion: from molecules and genes to species interactions. Science 301:1377-1380.


Márquez L.M., Redman R.S., Rodriguez R.J., Roossinck M.J. 2007. A virus in a fungus in a plant – three way symbiosis required for thermal tolerance. Science, 315:513-515.

Week 10

Doty, S. L. et al. 2007. Enhanced phytoremediation of volatile environmental pollutants with transgenic trees. PNAS 104:16816-16821.

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Week 13

Al-Babili, S and P. Beyer. 2005. Golden rice- five years on the road - five years to go? Trends Plant Sci 10: 565-573.

Dalton, D.A., G. Murthi, and S.H. Strauss. 2012. Production of traditional and novel biopolymers in transgenic woody poants. Rec. Adv. Phytochem. Chap. 4.