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Controlled Environment Agriculture 2 Amaethyddiaeth mewn Amgylchedd a Reolir 2


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If you are resident in Wales, this course is free until the end of 2023. If you would like to continue with the course after this time the fees are £100 for non-accredited CPD or £250 to access assessments and work towards 5-credits. More details at https://ibersdl.org.uk/study-options/ibers-dl-microcredentials/about-microcredentials/

This course is designed to provide an introduction to plant biology and biological principals can be applied to  Controlled Environment Agriculture systems.

CQFW Level 7 - Masters Level

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Course Leader

Dr Will Stiles
Course Description

Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) is a technology-based approach to food production, allowing growers/food producers and agri-tech businesses to optimise growing conditions and resource usage. CEA has the potential to increase business resilience and food security in the face of factors such as climate change and land availability. This module introduces students to plant biology and looks at how general plant biology principles can be applied to controlled environments. Through a series of online lectures, guided reading and quizzes, students will look at Plant Biology:

  • Key principles of plant biology
  • Characteristics of plant physiology
  • Explore how general plant biology principles can be applied to controlled environments
  • The nature of plants to the specific constraints of CEA systems.

Those wishing to be assessed will take a Masters level quiz at the end of the module (pass-mark 70%).

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I live outside Wales.
07/06/202331/12/2023£100.00[Read More]

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