Learn botany from dedicated instructor and plant nomenclature specialist Kanchi Gandhi. Among the topics to be explored: plant cells and tissues, anatomy and morphology, reproduction, nutrition, growth and development, plant diversity, evolution, classification, and nomenclature. This course, which offers both lecture and laboratory activities, will introduce botany to new students or serve as a refresher course. Required text: Botany for Gardeners by Brian Capon. Tuesdays, September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m. …Find out more »
John de la Parra, PhD, Associate, Harvard University Herbarium and Ethnobotanist Wednesday, May 22, 12:00–2:00pm..pm Location: Harvard University HerbariaHarvard University HerbariaHarvard University Herbaria Historically, plants have provided humans with most of our drugs, fibers, food, dyes, perfumes, building materials, and even musical instruments. But how has this diverse and fascinating field been studied and what has been learned? In fact, for over 100 years, Harvard has played a pivotal role in the study of human-plant interactions, leading to the creation…Find out more »
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