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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
M/504/9231
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
27 hours

Assessment Guidance

N/A

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Know about crop types.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Identify crops from each of the following categories:
    a) arable
    b) fodder
    c) forage.
  • 1.2
    State the uses of common crops.
  • 1.3
    Identify suitable storage facilities for crop products.
  • 1.4
    Produce an annual calendar of events for a crop.

2

Know about the main structures of plants and their function.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Identify the structures of a plant.
  • 2.2
    State the function for each structure identified.

3

Know about the main requirements for germination and growth.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    List the requirements for germination.
  • 3.2
    List the requirements for plant growth.
  • 3.3
    State how the requirements for germination for provided for one type of plant.

4

Know about soils.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Identify common soil types.
  • 4.2
    Dig a soil profile.
  • 4.3
    Identify horizons.
  • 4.4
    Identify waterlogged areas.
  • 4.5
    State an effect of waterlogging.
  • 4.6
    Identify organic and inorganic sources of additional plant nutrition.

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