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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Spring
Hybrid
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 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
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Sunday, Monday, Saturday
Location: UCLA Extension DTLA , Off-Campus
369218
Fee:
$625.00
36 days left. Enroll by Sep 23, 2019
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Notes

Core course in Horticulture Certificate.
Elective course in the Landscape Architecture certificate
Visitors not permitted. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 29, 2019
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Sep 23, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101A
Off-Site
Sat Oct 5, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Off-Campus
Discussion
Mon Oct 14, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101A
Off-Site
Sun Oct 27, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Off-Campus
Discussion
Mon Nov 4, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101A
Off-Site
Sun Nov 10, 2019
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Off-Campus
Discussion
Mon Nov 18, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101A
Discussion
Mon Dec 2, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101A

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