AGRICULTURAL BOTANY AND PLANT PHYSIOLOGY

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Course Venue:

Biology Laboratory

Agriculture
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Course Code: 
CRS 1101
Course Credit Units: 
3
Semester: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
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Course Description & Objectives: 

This course introduces beginners to the plant. It is divided into two parts: Agricultural botany and Plant physiology. The first part of the course covers plant anatomy and morphology with emphasis on form and function. The course introduces learners to the taxonomy of plants with particular emphasis on groups with agricultural importance as producers of food, feed, fibre and wood or as weeds or pests.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              objectives:

  • To introduce beginners to form, functions and processes within the plant.
  • To allow learners relate plant form to environment
  • To allow learners understand the physiological processes within plants so that they can appreciate the diversity in plants and hence crops.

  

PLANT PHYSIOLOGY
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