PCP 101 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: PCP 101

COURSE TITLE: Introductory Plant Physiology

NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units

COURSE DURATION: 2 Hours per week

 

COURSE DETAILS:

Course Coordinator: Dr. M. O. Atayese; B.Sc. M.Sc., PhD

Email: atayesemo@unaab.edu.ng

Office Location: 238 COLPLANT

Other Lecturers: Dr. O. I. Lawal, Dr. O. S. Sakariyawo

 

COURSE SYNOPSIS:

Nature of living organisms; Plant nutrition, elements  and their functions; Uptake of nutrients; Sources of metabolites; Chemosynthesis and photosynthesis; Cycles of raw materials (nitrogen cycles); Respiration; Method of elimination of waste material of production in plants; Plant hormones; homeostasis, osmoregulation in plants; Reproduction (sexual and asexual); Growth and development, patterns of growth, factors affecting growth, flowering and fruit growth; Enzymes (properties/characteristics, composition, types, mechanism  of action, estimates of rates, inhibitors).

PCP 101 Lecture Note

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