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HORT 1021 - Plant Biology

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 3Lab None
Course Description: This course introduces students to the structure and function of a wide variety of plants. Students will study plant classification and identification principles. Plant functions covered include activities of the plant cell, photosynthesis, respiration, transpiration, plant genetics, and breeding.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Cell structure and function and cell types
  2. Plant functions and systems
  3. Plant nutrition
  4. Plant reproduction and plant breeding
  5. Plant taxonomy
  6. Seeds and germination
  7. Structure and morphology of plants

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. describe the function of plant morphology.
  2. define plant classification and taxonomic principles.
  3. apply plant nutrition principles.
  4. identify and describe plant structures.
  5. describe genetic inheritance and plant breeding methods.


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