Apr 18, 2024  
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

AGSC 113 - Cultivated Plants


Credits: 5
LEC hours per week: 5
Provides a practical understanding of plant anatomy, morphology, and growth of agriculture crops. Formerly: AGPR 113.
Course Outcomes:
  • Identify the root, shoot, leaf, and reproductive portions of plants and describe their functions.
  • Differentiate between root, shoot, leaf, and reproductive portions of monocots and dicots.
  • Distinguish between vascular and non-vascular plant forms.
  • Explain and illustrate vascular function in plants.
  • Analyze structure, position, and significance of stomata in plants.
  • Compare seedling germination and emergence in plants and their morphological features.
  • Correctly identify unknown plant species using a dichotomous key.
  • Determine the ecological impacts of plants in agricultural and natural resource settings based on morphological and anatomical characteristics.
Course Topics:
  1. What is Plant Biology?
  2. Plant Cells
  3. The Plant Body: Cells, Tissues and Meristems
  4. The Root System
  5. The Shoot System
  6. Leaves
  7. Flowers & Fruit
Course Attribute(s): Transferable Elective