|Pat Holloway in the peony plots at the Georgeson Botanical Garden.|
Students will gain a foundation in seed and fern spore bioloty, seed dormancy mechanisms, germination techniques and the seed industry of Alaska, with a focus on native and economically useful plants.
The second course, "Vegetative Propagation," Oct. 22 through Nov. 19, will explain the principles and practices of plant propagation useful in horticulture, botany, forestry, agronomy, revegetation and land reclamation projects and plant research. Methods such as cuttings, layering, grafting, bulb, corm and tuber propagation and micro-propagation through tissue culture will be explained. Alaska native and economically useful plants will be emphasized. For more information, contact Holloway at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A third course will be taught for spring semester.