Master Course Outline
AGPR-114
Plant Physiology
Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60
Lab Hours: 20
Lecture Hours: 40


Description
Provides a practical understanding of plant structure, function and physiological processes involved in growth and development.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Distinguish the various forms of propagation.
  • Understand how seeds germinate and the factors that regulate the process.
  • Identify the different plant growth regulators and understand how they influence many patterns of development.
  • Outline the steps in the light and dark reactions of photosynthesis.
  • Identify the parts of the cell that are involved in photosynthesis.
  • Recognize plant pigment groups and their involvement in the photosynthesis process.
  • Describe the process of respiration and the factors that influence the rates.
  • Discuss the Krebs cycle and its importance to the plant.
  • Reproduce the steps in the transpiration cycle.
  • Identify and discuss the variables regulating transpiration in plants.
  • Describe the transport system in plants.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basics of genetics.
  • Recognize the techniques used for biogenetic altering of plants.
  • Understand the public concerns involving the genetic altering issue.

Course Topics
  • Overview of Special Structures
  • Propagation
  • Plant Growth Regulators
  • Photosynthesis
  • Plant Respiration
  • Transpiration
  • Transport System


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor Files
AGPR 114
B344
0057
Gwen Stahnke
AGPR 114
B343
0057
Gwen Stahnke
AGPR 114
B233
0045
Matthew Williams
AGPR 114
Winter 2007
0029
Charlene Flanigan
AGPR 114
Winter 2006
0045
Stan Clarke


Two Year Projected Schedule

2014 - 20152015 - 2016
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