A-level Chemistry/OCR (Salters)/Aspects of Agriculture

Aspects of Agriculture is the tenth unit in the Salters Advanced Chemistry course.


Chemical Storylines sections

  • AA1 What do we want from agriculture?
  • AA2 The world at your feet
  • AA3 Keeping soil fertile
  • AA4 Competition for food
  • AA5 Summary

Chemical Ideas sections

  • 10.2 The effect of temperature on rate (revision)
  • 10.3 The effect of concentration on rate (revision)
  • 5.2 Molecules and networks (revision)
  • 5.6 Bonding, structure and properties: a summary
  • 9.1 Oxidation and reduction (revision)
  • 11.3 The p block: nitrogen and Group 5
  • 7.3 Equilibria and partial pressures
  • '10.4 What is a catalyst? (revision)
  • 10.5 How do catalysts work? (revision)
  • 3.5 Geometric isomerism (revision)
  • 3.6 Optical isomerism (revision)
  • 7.4 Partition equilibrium
  • 13.5 Esters (revision)


  • AA2.1 How does temperature affect the rate of a reaction?
  • AA3.1 What is the nitrogen content of soils? (Optional extension)
  • AA3.2 The nitrogen balance in UK agriculture
  • AA3.3 Revising for end of course exams
  • AA4.1 Dilemma over malaria
  • AA4.2 Partition equilibrium
  • AA4.3 What makes an active pyrethroid?
  • AA5 Check your notes on Aspects of Agriculture