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AGH 123 - Woody Plant Materials

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 4
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
The identification, morphology, landscape use and culture of native and nonnative woody plants of the Upper Midwest. First 10 weeks, emphasis on deciduous plants. Last 5 weeks, emphasis on evergreens.
  1. Evaluate the correlation of plants and their environment.
    1. Compare the different biomes of plants
    2. Assess how plants adapt to the their environments
  2. Examine physical plant characteristics for identification purposes
    1. Paraphrase leaf morphology
    2. Interpret flower morphology
    3. Summarize stem/twig morphology
  3. Classify woody plants by genus and species
    1. Distinguish traits of woody plants
    2. Recognize key Latin terms of taxonomy of plants
  4. Characterize woody plants by morphology
    1. Contrast leaf and twig arrangement
    2. Interpret plants by form
  5. Use a botanical key to identify plants
  6. Name plant families
    1. Identify genus groups within each family
    2. Identify species within each genus group
  7. Choose woody plants of appropriate hardiness for a given scenario
    1. Select plants based on climate, soil and sun exposure
    2. Report plant choices


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