ERIC Number: ED057242
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Nursery Production, A Student Handbook.
Buckey, Sylvia; And Others
Developed by a group of university facilty members and graduate students, this textbook is designed for high school, technical school, and associate degree agricultural programs in the northeast section of the United States who study the nursery industry. Chapter topics, which include 84 subtopics, are: (1) Kinds of Nurseries, (2) Occupation in Nursery Production, (3) The Physical Plant, (4) How Plants Grow, (5) Growing Nursery Stock in the Field, (6) Growing Nursery Stock in Containers, (7) Marketing, and (8) How Managers Think. Each chapter contains stated learning objectives, key questions, key words and related information. The material is illustrated with pictures and drawings. A list of references is given, and a list of recommended trees, shrubs, and flowers for school arboretums, information concerning the tractors and farm machinery, and a calendar of nursery operations are appended. A related document, the teacher's manual, is available as VT 014 386. (GEB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Instructional Materials, Nurseries (Horticulture), Ornamental Horticulture Occupations, Reference Materials, Study Guides, Textbooks, Vocational Education
The Pennsylvania State University, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station, Dept. of Agricultural Education, University Park, Pa. 16802 ($2.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult and Vocational Research.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Dept. of Vocational Education.
Note: Teacher Education Series, v 12 n 4s