Breaking Ground (e-book: 1 Academic Year Licence)

By Carol Cronin & Sandra Tiernan

This is a one academic year licence for the e-book version of Breaking Ground. A new publication that provides a fresh approach to Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science.

  • All section of the syllabus are covered in detail for Higher and Ordinary Level students,
  • Contains up-to-date information on Agricultural Science in Ireland.
  • Includes guidelines to assist in the completion of Practical Coursework.
  • Project links in the relevant sections throughout the text outline what students need to do for each part of their coursework.
  • Key definitions have been highlighted in each chapter.
  • Chapter summaries will aid revision.
  • The book is illustrated in a student-friendly manner with full-colour photos and images.
  • Experiments are included throughout the text, where relevant.
  • A glossary of terms and an index are provided.
  • Includes a wide selection of:
    • End-of-chapter questions to aid revision
    • Chapter-relevant past exam questions
  • The first Agricultural Science text on the market to provide relevant information on some topics which has been examined over recent years, such as 'focus on maize as cereal crop'.
  • A focus on the scientific side of the course in the inital units helps to introduce the subject and provide a link between Junior Cert Science and Leaving Cert Agricultural Science.
  • The relevance to agriculture of the study of plant and animal science and genetics is highlighted from the beginning, which serves to introduce students from non-farming background to the subject.

Minimum Device Requirements 

Please note the following minimum device requirements before you purchase this e-book:


- Models: iPad 2 or later

- Operating System: iOS 7 or later


- Operating Systems: Windows 8 or later

- Device Specification: 2GB RAM, 32GB free hard disk space and WiFi enabled


- Operating System: 4.0 (ICS) or later  
- 1GB Ram, 4GB free storage space and WiFi enabled  

An active and working internet connection is required for the initial login process and the downloading of our e-book content and resources. Please see our Edco Learning brochure for more information

If you are unsure whether or not your device meets the above minimum requirements please e-mail or phone 01-4299257 prior to purchasing.

A single user licence entitles a user to be logged-on to either one of the above device types at any one time.

Subject:Agricultural Science 
Class: 5th Year, 6th Year 
Format: Edco e-book
Price: €14.00 (Ex. VAT: €10.78)
Further Information
Also available as:Textbook 
Class:5th Year, 6th Year 
Exam:Leaving Cert
Suitable Levels:Higher Level, Ordinary Level
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