Achievement Standard

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Number
AS90160
Version
2
Page 1 of 2
Achievement Standard
Subject Reference
Agricultural and Horticultural Science 1.5
Title
Describe the environmental impact of primary production
management
Level
1
Subfield
Science
Domain
Agricultural and Horticultural Science
Registration date
Credits
21 October 2003
2
Assessment
Date version published
External
21 October 2003
This achievement standard involves knowledge of primary production management
practices and their impact on the environment.
Achievement Criteria
Achievement
Achievement with Merit
Achievement with
Excellence



Explain the impact of
primary production
management practices on
the environment.

Select and justify
solution(s) to an
environmental problem
caused by primary
production management
practices.
Describe the impact of
primary production
management practices on
the environment.
Explain the impact of
primary production
management practices on
the environment.
Explanatory Notes
1
The impact of primary production management practices could include both positive
and/or negative effects on the environment.
2
Management practices that have a negative impact could include: indiscriminate
fertiliser application, over-cultivation, indiscriminate chemical spray use, and
indiscriminate disposal of animal manures. Negative impacts could include: pollution
of air, soil or water, and soil erosion.
Number
AS90160
Version
2
Page 2 of 2
3
Management practices that have a positive impact could include: biological control of
pests and diseases, crop rotations, treatment and recycling of effluent, and use of
compost material. Positive impacts could include: reduced chemicals in the
environment, soil stability, nutrient recycling, and improved water quality.
4
Describe questions will focus on ‘what’ aspects and Explain questions will focus on
‘why’ and/or ‘how’ aspects.
Quality Assurance
1
Providers and Industry Training Organisations must be accredited by the
Qualifications Authority before they can register credits from assessment against
achievement standards.
2
Accredited providers and Industry Training Organisations assessing against
achievement standards must engage with the moderation system that applies to
those achievement standards.
Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) reference
0226
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