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RHS: Classification & Function [1]Taught by Dr Noel Kingsbury

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  • Understanding the plant classification system

  • Structure

  • Photosynthesis

Overview

This module will enable candidates to develop an understanding of the basis on which higher plants are classified and named, and to appreciate the role and function of morphological and anatomical features in higher plants. The module will ensure that the fundamental physiological processes within the plant are understood including photosynthesis, respiration and water movement. Additionally students will understand the mechanisms of pollination, fertilisation, seed formation and subsequent germination.

The Curriculum

  • 1. Plant Groups of Significance to Horticulture

  • 2. Botanical & Horticultural Plant Names

  • 3. Stages in Plant Growth

  • 4. Structure of Plant Cells & Functions of Plant Cell Components & Tissues

  • 5. Structure & Functions of Leaves, Fruits & Seeds

  • 6. Photosynthesis, Respiration, Movement of Water & Minerals Through the Plant

Meet your expert tutor

Dr Noel Kingsbury is an acclaimed garden designer, best-selling author of numerous books and long-time collaborator of the renowned designer Piet Oudolf. With a doctorate from the University of Sheff...read more

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