8:30 am - 4:30 pm
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Visitor Center, Classroom 2 $105, $95 members Sponsored by: State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Contact: Cora Keber 706-542-6156
Robert Wyatt, retired UGA professor of botany and ecology, gives an introduction to general plant anatomy, morphology, and physiology, with an emphasis on relating 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.A Certificate in Native Plants core course.