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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
A/615/8821
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
27 hours

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Know about crop types. 

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    State the two main crop types, giving examples of common crops from each.

  • 1.2

    Outline how different common crops are used.

  • 1.3

    Describe the key actions required to produce from seed, grow, harvest and store a chosen crop. 


2

Know about the structures of plants. 

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Identify the main structures in plants of different types.

  • 2.2

    Outline the main functions of each structure.


3

Know about soils. 

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Outline the key properties of different common soil types.

  • 3.2

    Outline the effects of key properties of soils on plant growth.

  • 3.3

    Give reasons why different plants need different soil types in order to thrive.

  • 3.4

    State how soils can be improved through cultivation.

  • 3.5

    Describe the effects of different types of soil cultivation techniques on plant growth.


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