EBIO-2590 (3) Plants and Society

Acquaints students with the plants that are both essential and desirable to human survival, well-being, and quality of life. Topics include plants and world cultures, food plants, commercial products (beverages, extracts, herbs, and spices, etc.), cosmetics, textiles, wood products, medicinal plants, psychoactive plants, poisonous plants, plants used in horticulture and landscape architecture, wood products, musical instruments, etc.