Richards, James H.

Professor of Plant Nutritional Ecology and Plant Nutritional Ecologist
Office: 2226 Plant and Environmental Sciences Building
Phone: 303-513-7526
Fax: 530-752-1552
Plant physiological ecology; Stress physiology; Root ecology; Consequences, patterns and mechanisms of root water leakage (hydraulic lift); Mechanisms of drought, salinity, and low nutrient acclimation and adaptation in plants; Mechanisms of competition for nutrients and water; Applications of plant physiological ecology to restoration and conservation in stressful environments.

B.S. Biology - California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
Ph.D. Botany-Plant Ecology - University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Graduate Group Membership:
Ecology Graduate Group
Plant Biology Graduate Group
Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group

SSC 208 : Soil-Plant Interrelationships (3 Units, Winter Quarter)
PLB 210 : Plant Ecophysiology (3 Units, Winter Quarter)
ECL 290 : Current Research in Plant Physiological Ecology (2 Units, Winter Quarter)
PLB 158 : Mineral Nutrition of Plants (4 Units, Spring Quarter)
SAS 11 : California Geography (3 Units, Fall Quarter)