Botany For Gardeners

Start Date
08/29/2018
End Date
10/10/2018
Description
Why do some seeds germinate and others fail? Why should flowers be cut early in the morning? What are the effects of insect and fungi attacks? In this course, students will get a fascinating look at how plants grow, exploring botanical principles and topics such as plants and their importance to humankind; stems, leaves and roots; performance factors; reproduction; and fruits and flowers.
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
16.0
Learning Outcomes
1) To understand the botanical function of stems leaves and fruits.

2) To understand why different cultural conditions impact plant performance.

3) To understand the science behind plant reproduction.
Instructors
Dr. Linda K. Johnson
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Course Codes
Provider
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens


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