SRJC Course Outlines

10/2/2022 5:08:52 AMVIT 132 Course Outline as of Fall 2022

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  VIT 132Title:  ADVANCES IN VINEYARD IPM  
Full Title:  Advances in Vineyard Integrated Pest and Disease Management
Last Reviewed:9/13/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total.50 Contact Total8.75
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  17.50Total Student Learning Hours: 26.25 

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: 

Catalog Description:
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This course encompasses critical evaluation and discussion of current research papers related to viticulture, plant pathology, entomology and pest management. The papers will be selected from peer- reviewed journals.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course encompasses critical evaluation and discussion of current research papers related to viticulture, plant pathology, entomology and pest management. The papers will be selected from peer- reviewed journals.
(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. Read and comprehend current plant pest and disease research publications.
2. Synthesize and summarize contemporary integrated pest and disease management issues.
3. Incorporate the latest pest and disease management findings into vineyard management decisions.
 

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during the course students will:
1. Read and critique vine pathology and entomology research publications.
2. Discuss new concepts regarding pest and disease control.
3. Summarize key points in a vine pathology and/or entomology research article from a peer-reviewed journal.
4. Evaluate the theories underlying the research.
5. Identify resources and locations for finding the latest vine pathology, entomology and pest management research publications.
6. Evaluate the potential of integrating research findings into a specific vineyard site management plan.

Topics and Scope
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I. Overview of Research Paper Format
    A. Abstract
    B. Introduction/ Literature review
    C. Materials and methods
    D. Results
    E. Presentation of the data
         1. Tables
         2. Figures
         3. Statistics
    F. Discussion
    G. Conclusion
    H. References
II. Examples of Contemporary Vineyard Issues
    A. Genetically modified grapevines for disease and pest control
    B. Soil microorganisms that can prevent vine disease
    C. Pest and disease control methods without the use of pesticides and/or chemicals
    D. Organic viticulture practices and regulations
    E. Hyperparasitism
    F. Development and testing of new beneficial insects

Assignments:
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1. Weekly reading (25-30 pages)
2. One written summary of each research paper presented (3-5 pages each). The student will write an abstract for each of the publications, highlighting the important points and including key words or one annotated bibliography with at least 8-10 peer-reviewed journal articles.
3. Develop a list of questions for each research publication
4. 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
50 - 70%
Summary, abstract, annotated bibliography; questions for each paper
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
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
30 - 50%
Final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials
Representative journals:
Journal of Plant Pathology Journal of Applied Entomology. current edition
Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment Ecological Entomology. current edition
Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture Ecological Applications. current edition
American Journal of Alternative Agriculture Australasian Plant Pathology. current edition
Journal of Soil Ecology Applied Soil Ecology. current edition

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