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Breaking Ground Agricultural Science Leaving Cert 2nd Edition

Breaking Ground Agricultural Science Leaving Cert 2nd Edition

Carol Cronin and Sandra Tiernan

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Breaking Ground is a new and updated 2nd edition for Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science Higher and Ordinary Level. All sections of the syllabus are covered in detail. The authors focus on all aspects of the exam, written and practical. Guidelines are included for the completion of the crops and livestock projects and farm layout. A wide selection of experiments and investigations are featured throughout. Extensive use of photographs and diagrams aids students in plant and animal identification and agricultural concepts. New material has been included to cover topics from recent exam papers: Noxious weeds. Genetics:cloning and sexed semen. Farmyard manure and slurry. Fertiliser application and the Nitrates Directive. Agricultural machinery (new chapter). Haylage as fodder crop. Tramlines and cross-compliance in crops. Fostering of lambs. Milk testing at creameries. Learning Objectives at the start of every chapter highlight key concepts in each topic area. Key agricultural terms and definitions are highlighted in every chapter. Literacy boxes help students to understand the language around key concepts. The most up to date information on Agricultural science in Ireland is presented. Summaries,revision questions and recent exam questions are provided at the end of each chapter. Includes a comprehensive glossary and Index

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Author Carol Cronin and Sandra Tiernan
Publisher Edco The Educational Company
Publication date 23 Jan 2015
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781845366315

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