Botany II, Certificate | Part time online | Warnborough College | United Kingdom
395 GBP/full
395 GBP/full
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This Botany II course from Warnborough College explains the principles and practices of plant physiology. It’s designed for those who need to know plants in-depth: how they grow, which factors promote their development and which factors hinders their growth. 


This Botany II course from Warnborough College is for people that work or wish to work in the horticulture industry, nursery personnel, technicians, and researchers and science students wishing to further their knowledge in plant physiology.


  • Investigate the physiology of growth development and flowering.
  • Examine the nature of phytochrome and its effect on flowering in the phytochrome reaction.
  • Examine the photoperiodic responses of flowering plants to differing dark and light periods.
  • Examine the effect of temperature on the onset of flowering and flower development.
  • Understand and describe the causes of dormancy in seeds and plants and describe the methods of breaking dormancy.
  • Understand plant associations and competition and their effects on quality and marketable yield.
  • Explain the process of respiration in plant cells and its effect on post-harvest storage and transportation of crops.
  • Describe physiological processes in post-harvest crops in relation to the storage conditions.
  • Investigate the effect on plants of endogenous and synthetic growth regulators.
  • Understand risk assessments relevant to plant growth manipulation.

Programme Structure

There are 10 lessons in this module as follows:

  • Flower physiology
  • Phytochrome
  • Phytoperiodism
  • Control of flower bud initiation and development
  • Dormancy
  • Effects of plant associations and competition
  • Respiration and post harvest physiology
  • Post harvest storage, transport, retailing and shelf life
  • Endogenous and synthetic growth regulators
  • Risks involved with plant growth manipulation

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Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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  • You can start the course whenever is convenient for you.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This course builds on prior studies in Botany I – Plant Physiology And Taxonomy BSC104, plant physiology or equivalent.

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