Certificate in Native Plants - Core Class: Basic Botany

October 4, 2014 | 9 AM - 5 PM

Visitor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom

2450 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605

Cost: $105 Member Cost: $94.50


Explore the biology of flowering plants in this introduction to general plant anatomy, morphology, and physiology that emphasizes the relationship of form to function. Using live material and slides, students will make detailed observations of root, stem, and leaf tissues and discuss the processes of water and nutrient movements. The mechanisms of flower pollination, seed dispersal, and germination will be explored, along with the basics of plant genetics, photosynthesis and evolution.