SRJC Course Outlines

6/25/2024 11:18:21 AMAG 52 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AG 52Title:  PEST MANAGEMENT  
Full Title:  Pest Management
Last Reviewed:1/25/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

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

Catalog Description:
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Types of agricultural pests including weeds, insects and diseases as they impact the production of commercial crops.  All methods of pest control are     explored as they relate to the concept of integrated pest management.  Students will be prepared to take the California Pest Control Advisor's licensing test.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Eligibility for ENGL 100A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Types of agricultural pests incl weeds, insects & diseases as they impact the production of commercial crops. Methods of pest control as related to the concept of integrated pest management. Prepares students to take the Calif Pest Control Advisor's licensing test.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Eligibility for ENGL 100A
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
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:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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THE STUDENT WILL:
LEARN CURRENT LAWS AND REGULATIONS INVOLVING THE USE OF PESTICIDES
LEARN TO CALIBRATE ALL TYPES OF SPRAYER UNITS
ID - 40 WEEDS COMMON TO AREA
ID - 17 INSECT ORDERS COMMON TO AREA
IDENTIFY CAUSES OF PLANT DISEASES
  VIRUSES
  BACTERIA
  FUNGI
DEVELOP SAFE PROCEDURES FOR HANDLING PESTICIDES
DEVELOP SKILLS IN USING SAFETY EQUIPMENT
  CLOTHING
  RESPIRATORS
  GLOVES
  BOOTS
  FACE SHIELDS

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Plant Diseases Due to Bacteria.
        A. introducion
        B. bacteria canker
        C. crown gall
        D. alfalfa wilt
 2.  Plant Diseases Due to Fungi.
        A. introduction
        B. stem rusts
        C. seedling infection smuts
        D. blossom infection
        E. Powdery mildew
 3.  Plant Diseases Due to Viruses.
        A. introduction
        B. tobacco mosaic
        C. virus disease of potatoes
 4.  Plant Diseases Due to Nematodes.
        A. root knot
        B. others
 5.  Insects.
        A. metamorphosis
        B. anatomy
        C. orders of importance:
             1. spring tail;  2. grasshopper;  3. termite;  4. earwig
             5. thrip;  6. dragonfly;  7. anoplura;  8. true bug;
             9. homptera;  10. moths and butterflies;  11. beatles;
             12. flies;  13. fleas;  14. hymenoptera.
 6.  Disease and Insect Control.
        A. legislative
        B. artificial
        C. equipment
        D. biological
 7.  Animal Pests and Controls.
        A. mice
        B. rats
        C. squirrels
        D. rabbits
        E. gophers
        F. deer
 8.  Safety Precautions and Laws.
        A. safety
        B. precautions
        C. laws
 LABORATORY TOPICS
 1.  Identification of Diseases.
        A. bacteria
        B. fungi
        C. virus
        D. nematodes
 2.  Control of Diseases.
 3.  Evaluation Degree of Diseases Infection.
 4.  Insect Anatomy and Development.
 5.  Identification of Common Insect Pests.
 6.  Insect Classification.
 7.  Apply Control Methods.
 8.  Evaluate Control Methods for Diseases and Insect Pests.
 9.  Operation and Calibration of Equipment.

Assignments:
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  1.  Weekly problems.
 2.  Read state regulations.

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 - 10%
Reading reports, Lab reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 20%
Homework problems, Field work, Lab reports, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 10%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 60%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
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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  THE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE USE OF PESTICIDES.

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