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On completion of this module students should be able to understand and describe the fundamental relationship between humans and plants and the important role of plants in their own lives and in the lives of their peers. They should be familiar with the criteria for production of fruit and vegetables and other horticultural crops and beverages. They should be familiar with the key elements in the design and management of sports pitches, appreciate key features in the production of the trees and shrubs and their use in parks and gardens. Understand the role of plants in regulating climate. Be able to identify how this module is underpinned by other modules in the Agricultural Sciences programme, in particular the basic Sciences.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Those who have previosuly taken Plants and People as an elective are advised not to register to this module.
While no students are excluded from this module, the content of the module may be too basic for students in Stages 3 and 4.
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Summer||Yes - 1 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Feedback post-assessment will be available on request by a student.
|Dr Caroline Elliott-Kingston||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Mary Harty||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Noeleen Smyth||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Martina Caplice||Tutor|
|Dr Caroline Elliott-Kingston||Tutor|
|Dr Mary Harty||Tutor|
|Dr Tony Twamley||Tutor|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 31, 32, 33||Mon 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Thurs 14:00 - 14:50|