Plant Physiology Major

Plant Physiology Studies is a program that focuses on the scientific study of plant internal dynamics and systems, plant-environment interaction, and plant life cycles and processes.

Plant Physiology majors and degree programs likely include instruction in cell and molecular biology; plant nutrition; plant respiration; plant growth, behavior, and reproduction; photosynthesis; plant systemics; and ecology.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Plant Physiology (use the College Search feature and enter " Plant Physiology " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Plant Physiology Studies?

In the field of Plant Physiology, you can work in educational institutions, federal, state, and local government agencies, or a variety of industries.  Further, specific opportunities in the natural sciences, biomedical sciences, and biological sciences within those environments may be available.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Plant Physiology Studies:

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

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