13.3 Biodynamic Seeds

Unit Overview -This unit will introduce the learners to the importance of seed growing for a biodynamic enterprise. They will learn about different types of pollination, seed formation and fertilization in the plant, plant genetics, plant breeding and seed growing methods. They will also be introduced to different ways that plants reproduce and be involved in or grow a seed crop themselves on the holding and learn about legislation around seed trading

 

1. Understand seed formation in plants

1.1 Illustrate the process of seed formation [POSTER]

2. Understand principles of plant breeding

2.1 Compare methods of plant breeding including biodynamic seed production [500 words]

3. Understand seed crop management

3.1 Explain how to grow, harvest and store a given seed crop [1000 word project plan]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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