Plant Science Certification
endorsed by Bayer CropScience


About the Certification

The Plant Science Certification endorsed by Bayer CropScience provides students with a solid understanding of plant science, including plant processes, nutrition, genetics and evaluation.

In addition, the certification addresses major topics in the plant science industry, including water resources and measurement, crop production, fertilizer and pesticide safety, pests and diseases, and scientific classification. The certification consists of 22 modules and a 100-question final certification exam.

startquotesbl.png  Continuing to lead innovation in agriculture will require bright minds with expertise in all areas of plant sciences. This certification program will provide students with essential tools to equip them to be the next great leaders in plant science.  endquotebl.png

Mike Gilbert, Ph.D.
Head of Breeding and Trait Development for Bayer CropScience

Learning Objectives

  • To understand different aspects of plant growth and plant processes.
  • To identify parts of the cell and understand different types of cells.
  • To understand the characteristics of fungal diseases and bacterial diseases, mildew, viruses and weeds.
  • To identify different insect structures and types of insects.
  • To understand how to calculate fertilizer analysis.
  • To understand the difference between macro and micronutrients.
  • To identify the chemical properties of water, understand types of water and watershed conservation practices.