Apply plant biology to agronomic practices

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Name:AHCBAC508 Apply plant biology to agronomic practices

This course covers the application of introductory plant biology (plant taxonomy, plant morphology and plant physiology) to common agronomic practices.

Learning outcomes:
  • identify botanical terminology of plant taxonomy
  • apply the rules of plant nomenclature
  • identify a range of plants used in agronomy to species level
  • use correct botanical terminology to discuss plant taxonomy in agronomic practices
  • investigate and identify plant cell structures, their functions and the organization of cells into primary tissues
  • research and document specialist botanical knowledge of plant morphology
  • identify critical growth stages for crop/pasture monitoring, nutrient assessment and spray applications.
Accreditation:This course is aligned to the national unit of competency, AHCBAC508 - Apply plant biology to agronomic practices.
Start date:Enrol anytime
Duration:Self-paced 3 months
Entry requirements:Nil
Assessment:Written quiz, assignments and the conduct of two small experiments. Students in NSW will be supplied a seed kit on enrolment.

$600 (GST free)


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