Plant Defense Systems & Medicinal Botany
I. Herbivory Defenses
Plant defenses against herbivores
III. Medicinal Phytochemistry
Introduction from the european perspective:
How potent are the plant defenses for human use?
Examples of plants and their medicinal properties
Illusttrated Primer written by former students on uses of specific plants for medicinal botany
II. Competition & Microbial Defenses
Specific examples of how these same biochemicals and others work on organisms that create plant diseases ( microbes) and to reduce competition from other plants....