|Regina Alvarez, PhD, is a graduate of the City University of New York with a degree in Urban Forest Ecology. She worked for the Central Park Conservancy for 19 years, beginning as a seasonal gardener and working her way to Director of Horticulture and Woodland Management. Recently she left the Conservancy to pursue a teaching career and now teaches for the City University of New York.|
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Angiosperms (flowering plants) are the dominant plants in most of the world's habitats today. Through laboratory demonstrations and dissections, examine the morphology of flowers, fruits, and vegetative plant parts. You'll also learn about the development of these structures. Prerequisite: Plant more...
This course is also required for the Gardening and Horticultural Therapy Certificates.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major groups of plants—flowering plants, conifers, ferns, more...