PCP 202 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: PCP 202

COURSE TITLE: Anatomy, Taxonomy and Physiology of Agricultural Plants

NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units

COURSE DURATION: 3 hours per week

COURSE DETAILS:

Course Coordinator: Dr Olalekan Sakariyawo

Email: sakariyawoos@unaab.edu.ng

Office Location:

Other Lecturers: Dr. S.G. Aderibigbe, Dr. (Mrs). J.N. Odedina, Dr. I.O. Lawal, Dr. Akintokun, Dr (Mrs). P.M. Olorunmaye

COURSE CONTENT:

Classification of Agricultural plants: Division, Phyla, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species. Microscope and its use; plant cell structures and organelles

Development of cells and tissues; comparative anatomy of major plant organs

Enzymes

Seed germination and dormancy

Respiration and energy balance of crops

Photosynthesis, translocation and assimilate distribution in relation to yield determination

Water relations

Plant growth substances and their role in crop production

PCP 202 Lecture Note

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