Credit units: 6
College: Agriculture and Bioresources
Department: Plant Sciences
Introduces basic plant anatomy at the cellular level and whole organ level and investigates the significant processes throughout a plant’s life cycle. Thorough coverage is given to plant classification and naming, with a stress on botanical grammar. Basic propagation, plant hormones, pollination, fruit set and ripening are discussed. This course focuses on factors of importance to prairie horticulture, including comprehensive coverage of climatic factors and discussion of diseases.
Note: This course is part of the non-degree level Prairie Horticulture Certificate program and is offered online: (http://phc.usask.ca/).
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