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
As few as 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.

Spring 2019 Schedule

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

Future Offering (Opens 04 Feb 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Sunday, Monday, Saturday
Instructor: Valerie Wong
366608
Fee:
$625.00
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Notes

Core course in Horticulture certificate, elective course in the Landscape Architecture certificate.

No refund after April 6, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 7, 2019
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Apr 1, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108A
Off-Site
Sun Apr 14, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108A
Lecture
Mon Apr 22, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108A
Off-Site
Sat May 4, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108A
Lecture
Mon May 13, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108A
Lecture
Mon May 20, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108A
Off-Site
Sat Jun 1, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108A
Lecture
Mon Jun 10, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 108A

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