ERIC Number: ED255678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
A Grape Production Guide for Vocational Agriculture Instructors in Washington. Final Report.
Padelford, Stewart L.; Cvancara, Joseph G., Ed.
This curriculum guide is intended to provide vocational agriculture instructors with an up-to-date resource dealing with grape production in Washington. Addressed in the individual units of the guide are the following topics: the history of grape production; grape types important to Washington; site selection for a vineyard; establishment and production costs; propagation methods, nursery stock, soil preparation, and planting; fertilization and nutritional grape disorders; critical temperature and frost control; grape pests and pest control; methods to improve grape quality; training, pruning, and trellising; irrigation; harvesting; and processing and marketing. Each unit contains some or all of the following: introductory instructional text, a unit goal, unit objectives, a unit content outline, suggested activities, an information sheet, a list of references, transparency masters, a unit test, and answers to the test. A 28-item bibliography concludes the guide. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills, Agronomy, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Crop Processing Occupations, Fertilizers, Harvesting, Herbicides, Horticulture, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Marketing, Pesticides, Pests, Plant Growth, Plant Propagation, Resources, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Washington State Commission for Vocational Education, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: Washington State Univ., Pullman. Coll. of Agriculture and Home Economics.
Identifiers: Grapes; Irrigation; Washington