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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Fall
Spring
Online
Starting at $625.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can 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 2021 Schedule

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Instructor: Valerie Wong
382584
Fee:
$625.00
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Optional weekly zoom drop-in sessions on Monday evenings 6-7pm.
Core course in Horticulture Certificate. 
Elective course in the Landscape Architecture Certificate. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 26, 2021
Course Requirements
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Wait List
See Details
Instructor: Valerie Wong
384515
Fee:
$625.00
Onlineformat icon
Notes

Optional weekly zoom drop-in sessions on Monday evenings 6-7pm.
Core course in Horticulture Certificate. 
Elective course in the Landscape Architecture Certificate. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 26, 2021
Course Requirements

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