Applied Botany (University of Saskatchewan)

60 Hours | Online | January 15 - March 23 OR March 26 - June 1
Exam dates - March 24 (if applicable) OR June 2 (if applicable)

Basic plant anatomy at the cellular level and whole organ level is covered as well as the processes of photosynthesis and respiration. Thorough coverage is given to plant classification and naming, with botanical grammar being stressed. Plant hormones, pollination, fruit set and ripening are discussed. Basic propagation is addressed and comprehensive coverage is given to climatic factors of importance to prairie horticulture. The course concludes with a discussion of diseases of significance to prairie horticulture.

Tuition: $641  |  Credits: 5  |  Required Text & Materials: No Required Textbooks 

Recommended textbooks: 
Botany for Gardeners: An Introduction and Guide. Capon, Brian, ISBN-10: 160469095X, Approximate Cost: $29.95
How Plants Work: The Science Behind the Amazing Things Plants Do. Linda Chalker-Scott ISBN-10: 160469338X, Approximate Cost: $29.95
Call the U of S bookstore at 306.966.4465 or 1.888.214.8888, or order online at www.usask.ca/bookstore

Registration Deadlines: January 3 & March 12