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Level 2 certificate in the principles of plant growth propagation and development

Open Study College
Online

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Typology A Level
Methodology Online
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Description

Are you interested in Horticulture? Then this is the course for you. Study the convenient way - from home!This course is ideal for those wishing to work in professional horticulture. It is ideal for those who are wishing to enter the profession for the first time, or for those who are currently working in horticulture and wish to improve their knowledge.This course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor. On successful completion of your course Open Study College will provide you with a Certificate of achievement.

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What you'll learn on the course

Nutrition
Horticulture
Media

Course programme

  • Unit 1: Plant Classification, Structure and Function
    • Characteristics and the naming of the main groups of plants and their life cycles
    • Structure and function of plant cells, tissues and vegetative organs
    • Structure and function of flowers fruits and seeds
    • Importance of photosynthesis, respiration, and the movement of water and minerals through the plant
    Unit 2: Plant Nutrition and the Root Environment
    • Physical and chemical properties of soils
    • Importance of organic matter in the root environment
    • Plant nutrition provided by soil and other growing media
    • Uses of growing media
  • Unit 3: Maintaining Plant Health
    • Importance of using safe, healthy and environmentally sustainable practices for the maintenance of plant health
    • Problems posed by weeds in horticulture and how these problems can be minimised
    • Problems posed by pests and methods by which they can be minimised
    • Problems caused by diseases and methods by which they can be minimised
    • Problems caused by plant disorders and methods by which they can be minimised
    Unit 4: Understanding Plant Propagation
    • The role of seeds in plant propagation
    • Methods of propagation from seeds and spores
    • The role of vegetative reproduction in plant propagation
    • Methods of vegetative propagation
  • Achievements for this centre

    2017

    Additional information

    ASSESSMENT This course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor. On successful completion of your course Open Study College will provide you with a Certificate of achievement. COURSE DURATION You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 140 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

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