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Plant Form and Function


This course provides an introduction to botany basics, including fascinating plant anatomy and physiology. Students are introduced to the plant kingdom through slides and live materials. Microscopic study allows for the detailed observation of roots, stems and leaves, and their component tissues. Examination of flowers, fruits, and seeds reveals the details of pollination, fertilization, dispersal and germination, emphasizing the relationship between plant form and function. 


Thursdays, September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 2014, 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Location: Bentley University, Waltham, MA
Course Code: bot1000
Instructor: Nancy Eyster-Smith, PhD, botanist
Fee: $230 (Member) / $276 (Nonmember)
Limit: 16   Credit: Core-FB/HD; Elective-all certificates; NOFA CEU 4 AOLCP credits
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