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Plant Identification (10-642)

The University of Central Missouri's  Plant Identification undergraduate certificate program is designed to help you meet your professional objectives. Each course contains a significant level of the identification procedures and natural history for natural resource jobs. You may choose to use this certificate as career preparation tool for entry into employment. 

After completion of the certificate, you will:

  • Know taxonomic, morphological and genetic characteristics as related to identification and classification of plant groups.
  • Use taxonomic, morphological and genetic characteristics to identify and classify plant species into hierarchical groups.
  • Know, understand, and use contemporary identification and taxonomic dichotomous keys and tools used in the identification of plant species.
  • Identify species and taxonomic groups of plants.


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