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|Discipline and Nbr:
IPM IN HORTICULTURE||
Integrated Pest Management in the Horticulture Industry
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||1.50||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||8 max.||Lecture Scheduled||24.00
|Minimum||1.50||Lab Scheduled||0||6 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||24.00
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 48.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 72.00||
The IPM concept and its application in various horticultural settings for those who work, or intend to work, in the landscape, interiorscape, nursery or turf fields of horticulture. Reviews categories and characteristics of plant pests and diseases, prevention practices, and plant tolerance levels.
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
IPM concepts & applications in various horticultural settings for those who work, or intend to work, in the landscape, interiorscape, nursery or turf fields of horticulture. Reviews categories & characteristics of plant pests & diseases, prevention practices, & plant tolerance levels.
(Grade or P/NP)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
1. Describe at least 3 methods of physical/mechanical pest control.
2. Describe at least 3 methods of cultural pest control.
3. Describe at least 3 methods of biological pest control.
4. Describe at least 3 methods of chemical pest control.
5. Distinguish between abiotic problems and pest problems.
6. Describe the proper procedure by which to examine plants.
7. Describe the proper plant monitoring techniques.
8. Outline common pest prevention practices for a production nursery.
9. Outline common pest prevention practices for a growing landscape.
10. Diagnose common pest problems.
Topics and Scope
I. Concept of "Plant pests and problems" in the horticulture industry
II. IPM concept
III. Crop/plant profiles involving application of IPM strategies
A. Landscape trees
B. Landscape shrubs
C. Nursery (container) shrubs
D. Greenhouse foliage plants
IV. Field application
A. Landscape sites
B. Container nurseries
C. Greenhouse operation
D. Turf maintenance
1. Research paper identifying a plant disorder and developing a "treatment
2. Recommend IPM control measures for selected problem(s)/situation(s).
3. Field trips.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
20 - 40%
|Written homework, Research papers.||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
20 - 40%
|; recommend IPM control measures.||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
20 - 30%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
10 - 20%
|Field trip participation.||
Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, an IPM Guide. University of Calif.,
IPM Guide for Floriculture and Nursery. University of Calif., 2002.
Olkowski, William. Common Sense Pest Control. Taunton Press, 1991.