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2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AGSC 114 - Plant Physiology

Credits: 5
LEC hours per week: 4
LAB hours per week: 2
Provides a practical understanding of plant structure, function and physiological processes involved in growth and development. Formerly: AGPR 114.
Course Outcomes:
  • Diagram and describe the components of a plant cell.
  • Compare and contrast various forms of propagation.
  • Explain the influence of plant growth regulators and hormones on plant development.
  • Describe the interactions between organelles, pigments, hormones, and environmental conditions in photosynthesis and respiration.
  • Illustrate the transpiration cycle and describe factors affecting transpiration rate to a specific plant species.
  • Identify deficiencies, modes of transport, and tissue evaluation methodologies for essential nutrients.
  • Interpret tissue tests and provide nutrient recommendations.
  • Discuss modern plant breeding techniques and recognize public concerns.
Course Topics:
  1. Overview of Special Structures
  2. Propagation
  3. Plant Growth Regulators
  4. Photosynthesis
  5. Plant Respiration
  6. Transpiration
  7. Transport System