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AGPR 113
Plant Anatomy and Morphology


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


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 See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AGPR 113
    Winter 2014
    0056
    Matthew Williams
    AGPR 113
    Fall 2012
    0056
    Matthew Williams
    AGPR 113
    Fall 2012
    0076
    Matthew Williams
    AGPR 113
    Fall 2012
    5061
    Matthew Williams
    AGPR 113
    Fall 2011
    0029
    Matthew Williams


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
     
    X
     
    X
    X
     
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.