PLANT SCIENCE CERTIFICATION

The Bayer CropScience Plant Science Certification was developed to address the need for formal training opportunities to help fulfill highly-skilled and specialized careers in plant and natural sciences.

Certification Overview

The certification addresses industry valued and accepted standards produced by Bayer CropScience, and the certification serves as a validation of knowledge and skills needed to enter a variety of plant, natural and environmental science related fields. Those who earn the certification are more qualified and prepared to enter a variety of careers within the industry. Additionally, the certification allows employers to connect with more skilled candidates.

Industry Standard Objectives

The certification exam consists of 100 questions and assesses knowledge and concepts from the following industry standard areas.

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VETERINARY TERMS
& TERMINOLOGY

Plant Cell Biology
Plant Structures (roots, stems, flowers, leaves, fruits, seeds)

10%

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CLASSIFICATION & NOMENCLATURE

Plant Tyles
Plant Classification
Taxonomic Hierarchy
Cells, Tissues, Organs & Organ Systems

6%

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PLANT PROCESSES

Cell Cycle
Plant Life Cycle
Plant Growth
Plant Hormones & Growth Regulators
Photosynthesis, Respiration & Transpiration
Plant Nutrition

13%

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PLANT GENETICS

Plant Reproduction
Plant Biology
Plant Breeding
Biotechnology

6%

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CROP PRODUCTION

Midwest Region
Northeast Region
Southern Region
Western Region

4%

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PLANT PESTS

Bacterial Diseases
Fungal Diseases
Viruses
Chewing Insects
Sucking Insects
Vertebrates
Weeds

39%

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FERTILIZERS, PESTICIDES & HERBICIDES

Application Methods
Equipment
Records & Schedules
Proper Handling & Storage
Effects on the Environment

10%

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WATER RESOURCES

Properties of Water
Sources of Water
Hydrologic Cycle
Freshwater Storage
Water Quality & Pollution
Wastewater
Water & Watershed Conservation

12%

About Bayer CropScience

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech materials. Bayer CropScience, the subgroup of Bayer AG responsible for the agricultural business, has annual sales of EUR 8,819 million (2013) and is one of the world's leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of seeds, crop protection, and non-agricultural pest control. The company offers an outstanding range of products including high-value seeds, innovative crop protection solutions based on chemical and biological modes of action as well as an extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture. In the area of non-agricultural applications, Bayer CropScience has a broad portfolio of products and services to control pests from home and garden to forestry applications. The company has a global workforce of 22,400 and is represented in more than 120 countries. This and further news are available at www.press.bayercropscience.com.

Employer Certification Verification

If you are an employer looking to verify a potential applicant's credentials, please fill out the form to the right. We will contact you with the status of the certification number you provide.

If you do not have a certification number, please contact our customer support team to verify your candidate at: customersupport@cevmultimedia.com or 1-800-922-9965

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