Lab manual

Plant Anatomy BIO 311

Welcome to the BIO 311 Plant Structure and Development website. Students can use this site to review the cell and tissue types seen in lab. The photomicrographs included in the 'Lab Review Slides' are accompanied by brief descriptions and questions about the specimens. Many terms are linked to an online glossary.

BIO 311 will next be offered in the Fall semester, 2006.

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Course information
Contact information
Lecture schedule (from Fall 2006)
Course information (from Fall 2006)
Lab schedule (from Fall 2006)
Other plant anatomy links
Laboratory review slides
Text listing of all slides
Thumbnail gallery of slides listed by lab
Lab manual (from Fall 2006)
Glossary of terms
Vascular tissue gif

To view photomicrographs of plant anatomy slides, visit the "Lab review slides" section. These images (saved in GIF format) are displayed in a window similar to the one shown below.

A few notes...
  1. "Previous Slide" and "Next Slide" arrows: click these buttons to view the previous and next photomicrographs in the series. Images are arranged in the order that they are presented in lab. Note that these buttons are not the same as the "Back" and "Forward" buttons on your browser! The previous slide and next slide buttons are only available on pages with photomicrographs.
  2. Image title
  3. Image: in GIF format
  4. Description and questions: click the underlined text to see glossary definitions
  5. Navigation buttons: click these buttons to visit different areas within the site. (These are duplicates of the buttons at the top of the page.)

Sample screen

If you find problems with this site or have suggestions for improvements, please contact Alison Roberts at

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