RHS: Plant classification, structure and function [1]

RHS Level 2 Certificate: Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development

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Dr Noel Kingsbury

Plant Classification, Structure & Function (M1)

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  • After you buy, you can start the course whenever you're ready
  • You'll have 6 weeks to complete 6 lessons, study at your own pace
  • You'll likely need 2 1/2 hours per lesson, but you can study whenever it suits you
  • You'll get expert critique from your tutor Dr Noel Kingsbury (you'll be able to ask them questions too)
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This course, Plant classification, structure and function is Unit 1 of Principles of Plant Growth, Propagation and Development.  It is the first unit (of eight) of your RHS Level 2 Examination preparation.

If you wish to gain this RHS qualification you will need to study all 8 Units for both certificates with MyGardenSchool. Each unit is then assessed by a separate written examination set by the RHS. You need to apply to the RHS to take the examinations at an approved centre. All the required information together with a list of approved centres is on the RHS website www.rhs.org.uk/education-learning.  

You will be given the opportunity to try sample examination questions during your MyGardenSchool course which your tutors will help you through.

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Each lesson starts with a 30 minute video from your expert tutor, which you can watch whenever you like.

After each lesson, practice what you’ve learned with an assignment and receive personalised feedback from your tutor. Each of which should take no longer than 2 hours.

  1. 1. Plant groups of significance to horticulture

  2. 2. Botanical and horticultural plant names

  3. 3. Stages in plant growth

  4. 4. Structure of plant cells and functions of plant cell components & tissues

  5. 5. Structure and functions of leaves

  6. 6. Photosynthesis, respiration, movement of water and minerals through the plant

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