iCEV offers optional study materials designed to prepare individuals for the BASF Plant Science Certification exam. The preparation materials consist of a playlist, which includes a combination of video and PowerPoint® lessons created in collaboration with our industry partners to teach and reinforce the industry standards tested for by the certification. Explore the preparation materials below.
The BASF Plant Science Certification verifies individuals have acquired the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in a variety of plant, natural and environmental science related fields.
This presentation identifies the importance of plants and describes the functions of plant parts. The cell cycle and plant life cycles are identified as well. It identifies factors which affect plant growth and development such as important nutrients. Plant growth regulators are identified and major plant processes such as photosynthesis, respiration and transpiration are thoroughly discussed.
This presentation includes detailed information about a diverse selection of plants, including anatomy, physiology, reproduction, health and production. The process, steps and applicability of evaluating plants in various settings is detailed in this presentation.
This Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation details the anatomy of plants by providing information on plant cell biology and structure. The different cell types and detailed characteristics of a plant cell will be provided. The structure of plants will also be detailed including: roots, stems, flowers, leaves, fruits and seeds.
Anatomy of Plants
Scientific Classification & Nomenclature of Plants
Fundamental Plant Processes
Crop Production in the United States: Midwest Region
Crop Production in the United States: Northeast Region
Crop Production in the United States: Southern Region
Crop Production in the United States: Western Region
Plant Pests: Bacterial Diseases
Plant Pests: Fungal Diseases
Plant Pests: Viruses
Plant Pests: Chewing Insects
Plant Pests: Sucking Insects
Plant Pests: Vertebrates
Plant Pests: Weeds
Fertilizers & the Environment
Pesticides & Herbicides: An Introduction