Qualification Grading Type
- GD1-Understanding the subject
- GD2-Application of knowledge
Unit Learning Outcomes
Understand plant structures and physiology.
Explain the function of plant structures.
Explain the process of photosynthesis.
Analyse the factors that can affect photosynthesis.
Explain the principles of plant respiration.
Analyse the processes involved in the uptake, movement and loss of water within a plant.
Understand plant growth and development.
Explain a plant life cycle.
Evaluate nutrients required by the plant and the symptoms of nutrient deficiency in the plant.
Understand the principles of soil science.
Explain soil types and their constituents.
Analyse soil pH.
Explain the effects of soil structure on plants, explaining the impact of cultivation.
Know ways in which people can influence plant and soil processes.
Analyse how plant communities and soil formation are affected by people.