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BIO 217 Medical Botany Lab

1 hours

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Laboratory practice in seeding, growing, active ingredient extraction, and utilization of medicinal plants. Emphasis is placed on the survey and identification of important medicinal herb taxa. Students will complete a semester- long project focused on growing a medicinal plant and then isolating and testing extractions for biologic activity.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 050 General Biology of Plants and BIO 160 Cell Biology or permission of instructor.

Corequisite(s): BIO 216 Medical Botany.