Course: BIOL 419/L. Microbial Ecology and Lab (2/1)
Prerequisites: BIOL 315/L. Corequisites: BIOL 419L, BIOL 492C. Examination of the natural distribution of bacteria, fungi, algae and protozoa in the biosphere and a study of the physical, chemical and biological factors that govern their distribution. Inquiry into the role of microbes as they interact directly and indirectly with higher organisms in the ecosystem. Available for graduate credit. Lecture 2 hours, lab 3 hours.