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ERIC Number: ED135949
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 713
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Reference Count: 0
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Ornamental Horticulture. A Curriculum Guide. Preliminary Draft.
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Agricultural Education Section.; Clemson Univ., SC. Vocational Education Media Center.
Developed as part of a larger project to revise the total agricultural education curriculum in South Carolina, this curriculum guide for a 2-year ornamental horticulture course contains six functional units, each with several sub-units, and six horizontal supportive units. Each unit includes behavioral objectives, learning activities, topic outline of content, and list of resources. The six supportive units are Orientation; Horticultural Mechanics (General Shop, Construction and Maintenance Skills, Using A Transit, Machinery Operation and Maintenance, Small Gasoline Engines, Machinery and Equipment Maintenance, and Engine Trouble Shooting and Repair); Basic Plant Science; Basic Soils; Basic Pest Control; and Identifying Ornamental Plants. The six functional units and their subunits are Nursery Production (Exploring Career Opportunities); Greenhouse Crop Productions (Growing a Fall Crop, Growing a Winter Crop, Growing a Spring Crop, and Exploring Career opportunities); Turfgrass Establishment and Maintenance (Turfgrass Establishment, Turfgrass Maintenance, and Exploring Career Opportunities); Landscape Design (Exploring Career Opportunities); Landscape Establishment and Maintenance (Exploring Career Opportunities); and Flower Shop and Garden Center Operation and Management (Retail Flower Shop and Operation and Management, Garden Center Operation and Management, Basic Sales, and Exploring Career Opportunities). An equipment list, a selected list of professional and technical societies and organizations concerned with ornamental horticulture and its applications, and a bibliography are appended. (HD)
Vocational Education Media Center, Clemson University, 10 Tillman Hall, Clemson, South Carolina 29631 ($5.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
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Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Agricultural Education Section.; Clemson Univ., SC. Vocational Education Media Center.