Coursework in the greenhouses
The greenhouses are used not only by students taking Biology of Plants course, but also by students in introductory courses. Students taking Biological Communication and Energetics (BIOL 208) use the Owens greenhouse to investigate how various treatments affect plant enzymes. The photo below shows a students attending to his plants.
Non-science majors students in General Biology (BIOL 101) also use the Owens greenhouse. These students use Wisconsin Fast Plants to investigate how changing the environment affects growth. health and reproductive ability of plants. The photos below show students taking measurements of their Fast Plants.