Jul 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog
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AGRI 1030 Introduction to Plant Science

3 Credit Hour(s)

This course is designed to emphasize the economic importance of plants and their relationship to agriculture and society. Topics include plant structure, physiology, heredity, factors of the environment in relation to growth, adaptation, management of plants, and utilization of plant products.

Learning Outcomes:

  • discuss the roles of important plant groups in sustaining mankind
  • develop an understanding of the primary structure and function of plant tissue components and their importance to plant growth and development
  • understand the functional and scientific classification of important plant groups and the importance of plant classification to effective management
  • learn principles of important plant processes including photosynthesis, respiration, reproduction, and inheritance and how these processes influence management practices
  • discuss and identify plant pests and effective control measures

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