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The Biology of Hemp
  • Course ID: CANN 220
  • Subject: Cannabis Studies

Study Cannabis Online and Learn The Biology of Hemp

Hemp is a crop with a rich agricultural history that is under rapid development for broad adoption into modern agriculture. A wealth of research into the genetics, physiology, and development of this species is emerging that will inform breeding strategies and agricultural practices. Study cannabis online with this course and explore fundamental concepts in plant biology as applied to industrial hemp. It emphasizes hemp anatomy and development, energy and water usage, primary and secondary metabolism, stress responses, pathophysiology, and reproduction. Other topics include basic hemp genetics, taxonomy, evolution, and ecology. Begin to study cannabis online with this course today.

Note: For successful completion of this course, it is recommended that students are familiar with introductory biology topics.




Our Biology of Hemp course is a great addition to degree programs that are already underway. Students may also take this course to complete a different degree program not affiliated with Doane University. Doane's Open Learning Courses are not a part of any degree program at Doane University. If you are interested in starting a degree program at Doane, please visit our website at www.doane.edu.

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How This Course Works

Courses are completely online: lectures, discussion boards, and even group projects.

You'll be able to view course materials at the start of term.

Once courses begin, assignments are due each week.

Need help or have questions? In addition to instructor access, every student receives support from an advisor.

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