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ERIC Number: ED016034
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 326
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ASSISTANT GROUNDSKEEPER, TEACHERS COPY.
FITTS, JAMES; JOHNSON, JOHNNY
THE PURPOSE OF THIS DOCUMENT IS TO PROVIDE A STUDY GUIDE FOR VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVE EDUCATION STUDENTS PREPARING TO BECOME ASSISTANT GROUNDSKEEPERS. IT WAS PREPARED BY VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE TEACHERS IN CONSULTATION WITH SUBJECT MATTER SPECIALISTS. SECTIONS IN THE GUIDE INCLUDE (1) INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURE, (2) PLANT GROWING MEDIA, (3) PLANT GROWTH AND CLASSIFICATION, (4) PLANT PROPAGATION, (5) NURSERY PLANT PRODUCTION, (6) FLORAL CROP PRODUCTION, (7) LAWN ESTABLISHMENT AND CARE, (8) PLANT INSECT, DISEASE, AND PEST CONTROL, (9) EQUIPMENT OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AND (10) LANDSCAPE DEVELOPMENT AND MAINTENANCE. EACH SECTION INCLUDES INFORMATION SHEETS, ASSIGNMENT SHEETS, ASSIGNMENT ANSWER SHEETS, TOPIC TESTS, AND TOPIC TEST ANSWER SHEETS. A QUALIFIED VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE TEACHER MAY USE THE MATERIAL AS A 180-HOUR COURSE OF STUDY WITH JUNIOR AND SENIOR BOYS WITH OCCUPATIONAL GOALS AS ASSISTANT GROUNDSKEEPERS. NECESSARY SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIALS ARE CITED IN THE DOCUMENT. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $4.50 FROM AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION TEACHING MATERIALS CENTER, TEXAS AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS 77843. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station.; Texas Education Agency, Austin.
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