Soils and Plant Growth provides an overview of basic plant biology and soil science. Students will learn the fundamentals of plant growth and development as well as the many different properties of soil. Focus will be on the practical application of these topics to real-life horticulture scenarios and landscape design projects.
By the end of this course, the learner should be able to:
- Plant Structure
- Photosynthesis and Respiration
- Plant Growth
- Plant Development
- Soil Physical Properties
- Soil Water
- Soil Life
- Soil Chemical Properties
- Plant Nutrition
- Fertility and Fertilizers
Please note assessment items and weights are subject to change.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Horticulturist Certificate : Required Courses