ERIC Number: ED182511
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Fertilizer and Lime: Why They Are Used.
McCaslin, Judith Strand
This unit teaching guide is designed to help teachers explain the principles of fertilizer and lime use. The first of four major sections is a teaching outline keyed to transparency masters and student handouts. Thirteen major areas are covered in the teaching outline: (1) plant needs; (2) uses of fertilizer; (3) nutrients for plant growth; (4) planning the fertilizer program based on the soil test; (5) classification of fertilizers; (6) some types of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium fertilizers; (7) reading the fertiizer label; (8) soil pH and the use of limestone; (9) rate of application; (10) time of application; (11) application methods; (12) consideration for fertilizer selection and application; and (13) student application exercises. Sections 2 and 3 contain student handouts and a list of teacher and student references. The final section contains overhead transparency masters that complement the unit. (LRA)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Fertilizers, Instructional Materials, Land Use, Plant Growth, Plant Science, Soil Conservation, Soil Science, Teaching Guides, Transparencies, Vocational Education
Instructional Materials Service, 3 Stone Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 ($3.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Occupational and Continuing Education.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Ithaca. Coll. of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell Univ.