Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

Bi 438 Plant Chemical Biology

Covers the diversity and function of chemical plant traits and their impact on plant-associated organisms. Students will learn about groups of compounds, their regulation, effects and potential applications and will gain an understanding of how different plant traits functionally interact including positive (defense syndromes) and negative (tradeoffs) associations. Prior completion of Bi 330 recommended.




Bi 211 and Bi 212
  • Up one level
  • 400