General Botany for Gardeners

BIOLGY X 496.2
Botany, the scientific study of plants, is the basis for understanding and using plants in the human habitat; covering plant diversity, physiology, and natural adaptation as a foundation for applied uses and plantings.
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Hybrid
Starting at $625.00
11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you will learn.

  • Explain relationships among different modes of plant reproduction and genetic inheritance
  • Establish literacy in botanical nomenclature and terminology
  • Recognize plant adaptations and connect them to the environment
  • Develop foundational familiarity with plant diversity

About this course:

This course provides a general introduction to the study of plant structures and functions, emphasizing these aspects as they relate to the natural survival and cultivation of plants. Topics include types and functions of leaves, stems, flowers, and fruits; plant-water relations; basic genetics; ecological tolerances; and an introduction to plant names and groupings. Many of the topics include ample hands-on experience with plants.

Fall 2018 Schedule

Hybrid courses utilize a combination of in-person classroom meetings and online meetings.

Available
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Sunday, Monday, Saturday
Location: Field Trip , UCLA
Instructor: Valerie Wong
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Fee:
$625.00
41 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2018
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Notes

Core course in Horticulture Certificate.

Visitors not permitted. No refund after September 30, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 30, 2018
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Sep 24, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Discussion
Mon Oct 8, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Off-Site
Sun Oct 14, 2018
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Discussion
Mon Oct 29, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Discussion
Mon Nov 5, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Botany 325
Off-Site
Sun Nov 18, 2018
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Off-Site
Sat Dec 1, 2018
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Discussion
Mon Dec 3, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Botany 325

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