SRJC Course Outlines

9/28/2020 10:31:58 PMVIT 124 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Reinstated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  VIT 124Title:  VINE IRRIGATION/FERT  
Full Title:  Vineyard Irrigation and Fertilization
Last Reviewed:2/12/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled6.003 max.Lecture Scheduled18.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total18.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  36.00Total Student Learning Hours: 54.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 281.20

Catalog Description:
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Soil types and irrigation requirements in the vineyard. Covers vineyard water and nutrition needs, water and fertilizer application techniques, and irrigation management for various rootstocks.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Soil types and irrigation requirements in the vineyard. Covers vineyard water and nutrition needs, water and fertilizer application techniques, and irrigation management for various rootstocks.  
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Recognize vine mineral nutrition deficiency/toxicity symptoms.
2.  Assess and evaluate a vineyard's fertilization and irrigation practices.
3.  Make appropriate fertilizer and irrigation scheduling recommendations.
 

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Give examples of North Coast geography and soil types.
2. Read and interpret a soil analysis.
3. Recognize foliar symptoms of grapevine nutrient deficiency.
4. Determine appropriate fertilizers and methods of application for grapevines.
5. Assess a plant's response to fertilizer application.
6. Discuss water management strategies for vine health.
7. Evaluate rootstocks for health and adaptability.

Topics and Scope
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I. North Coast Geology and Soils
II. Soil Chemistry
    A. Texture
    B. Clay types and chemistry cations
    C. Cation exchange and CEC (cation exchange capacity)
III.  Nutrient Mobility and Fixation
IV.  Reading and Understanding Soil Analyses
V.   Tissue Sampling and Interpretation
VI.  Visual Recognition of Foliar Symptoms
VII. Fertilizers
    A. Determining vine needs
    B. Methods of application
    C. Assessing response to fertilizers
VIII. Soil Physical Traits
    A. Texture
    B. Structure
    C. Water-holding capacity
IX. Water Management Strategies
    A. Soil, plant, and weather-based techniques
    B. Separating types of "stress"
X.    Aerial Reconnaissance of Vineyards
XI.   Rootstock Adaptability and Selection
XII.  Phylloxera and Other Root Pests
XIII. Rootstock Evaluation and Pathogens

Assignments:
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1. Read and analyze 3-5 soil samples; write 1-page interpretive report on each
2. Reading: 10-15 pages per week
3. Quizzes (1-2) and final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Soil analysis
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
80 - 90%
Quizzes and final exam: Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials.

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