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NRES 302 ONL - Dendrology

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Emphasizes nomenclature, classification, and the distinguishing morphological characteristics of the native and naturalized tree species of North America. Introduces disciplines related to the systematics of tree species, including: morphology, physiology, phenology, ecology, soil-site relationships, silviculture, geographic range and natural distribution, wood characteristics, economic uses, and natural history (including major diseases and insect pests). Incorporates tree and forest habitats that provide cover, breeding sites, and food for a variety of wildlife species. Serves as a basis for studies in natural resources management, environmental science, and for advanced studies of botany, genetics, and tree physiology. Field trips required. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. Prerequisite: IB 103.

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This section is for graduating seniors who are not able to take section A. Contact nres-ssc@illinois.edu to request enrollment.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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