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AGPR 114
Plant Physiology


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


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 See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AGPR 114
    Spring 2014
    0057
    Gwen Stahnke
    AGPR 114
    Winter 2014
    0057
    Gwen Stahnke
    AGPR 114
    Winter 2013
    0045
    Matthew Williams
    AGPR 114
    Winter 2007
    0029
    Charlene Flanigan
    AGPR 114
    Winter 2006
    0029
    Charlene Flanigan


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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