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ERIC Number: ED057243
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 264
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Nursery Production, A Teacher's Manual.
Buckey, Sylvia; And Others
Developed by a group of university faculty members and graduate assistants, this planning guide is designed for teachers' use in high school, technical school, and associate degree agriculture programs in teaching nursery production with the focus on entry and advanced level occupations. This manual consists of the text of the student handbook plus suggestions for the teacher. 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) Propagation of Nursery Stock, (6) Growing Nursery Stock in the Field, (7) Growing Nursery Stock in Containers, (8) Marketing, and (9) How Managers Think. Each chapter contains stated learning objectives, key questions, key words, related information, suggested activities and resources, and a test. 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 operation of tractors and farm machinery, and a calendar of nursery operations are appended. A related document, the student handbook, is available as VT 014 385. (GEB)
The Pennsylvania State University, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station, Dept. of Agricultural Education, University Park, Pa. 16802 ($3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
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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, v12 n4t