Maricopa Community Colleges  AGS164   19886-19985 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 04/09/85
AGS164 19886-19985 L+L 3 Credit(s) 5 Period(s)
Plant Science
Principles of growth in relation to seed germination, emergence, growth and reproduction processes of plants and the environmental influences on plant growth processes. Prerequisites: None.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
AGS164   19886-19985 Plant Science
1. Classify common plants according to growth habits, structural form, agricultural use and botanical relationship. (I)
2. Explain the structural parts and essential functions of the plant parts. (II)
3. Explain the importance of the plant growth processes as they pertain to photosynthesis, respiration, metabolism and translocation and storage. (III)
4. Describe the basic concepts of plant reproductive processes. (IV)
5. Explain the environmental influences on plant growth processes. (V)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
AGS164   19886-19985 Plant Science
    I. Plant Classification
        A. Binominal classification
        B. Horticultural and agronomic classification
      II. Plant Structure
          A. Roots
          B. Stems
          C. Leaves
          D. Buds
          E. Flowers
          F. Seeds
        III. Plant Growth and Development
            A. Photosynthesis
            B. Respiration
            C. Translocation
          IV. Reproductive Processes
              A. Sexual reproduction
              B. Vegetative reproduction
            V. Environmental Inter-relationships
                A. Soil and water management
                B. Climatic influences
                C. Biological competition
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