|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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The role of plant hormones in growth and development is discussed as well as plant movement, water transport through the plant body, and plant metabolism, including photosynthesis and respiration (anaerobic and aerobic). All the basic chemistry needed to understand plant physiology is presented 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...