Master Course Outline
AGPR-113
Plant Anatomy and Morphology
Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60
Lab Hours: 20
Lecture Hours: 40


Description
Provides a practical understanding of plant anatomy, morphology, and growth of agriculture crops.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Distinguish between vascular and non-vascular plant forms.
  • Illustrate a plant cell, label its parts, and outline the major steps of cell division.
  • Construct the major tissue systems of plant roots and identify their functions.
  • Discuss the water uptake and mineral absorption by plants.
  • Differentiate between monocotyledon and dicotyledon stems and roots.
  • Discuss structure and significance of stomata in plants.
  • Label a cross section of a leaf and discuss how leaves are used as classifying material.
  • Distinguish different types of ovaries, label their parts and know their functions.
  • Produce a drawing of a monocot and a dicot seed and label the major parts as discussed in class.
  • Compare seedling germination and emergence in plants and their morphological features.
  • Trace the movement of water, minerals and simple sugars through the conductive tissue in the plant.

Course Topics
  • What is Plant Biology?
  • Plant Cells
  • The Plant Body: Cells, Tissues and Meristems
  • The Root System
  • The Shoot System
  • Leaves
  • Flowers & Fruit


Syllabi Listing
Course
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AGPR 113
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Matthew Williams
AGPR 113
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Matthew Williams
AGPR 113
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Matthew Williams
AGPR 113
B232
0056
Matthew Williams
AGPR 113
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5061
Matthew Williams


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