ERIC Number: ED210534
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Low Energy Technology. A Unit of Instruction in Florida Agriculture. Crop Protection with Integrated Pest Management.
Florida Univ., Gainesville. Inst. of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
This unit of instruction on integrated pest management was designed for use by agribusiness and natural resources teachers in Florida high schools and by agricultural extension agents as they work with adults and students. It is one of a series of 11 instructional units (see note) written to help teachers and agents to educate their students and clients about the problems of energy shortages and strategies for energy conservation and management. This unit has been subdivided into seven subunits, each containing one to several modules. Topics covered in this unit include principles of integrated pest management; insect identification; scouting; monitoring and forecasting insect pests; preventive pest control practices; biological pest control; chemical controls; practical applications of the course content for insect, nematode, disease, and weed control; and energy saving concepts of pest control. The unit contains student performance objectives, content information, teaching-learning activities, student handouts, transparency masters, and evaluation instruments. (KC)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Production, Behavioral Objectives, Conservation Education, Course Content, Curriculum Guides, Energy Conservation, Entomology, Extension Education, High Schools, Identification, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Natural Resources, Pesticides, Plant Pathology, Teaching Guides, Test Items, Transparencies, Visual Aids
Instructional Materials Service, University of Florida, 101 Rolfs Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611 ($6.90).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida Univ., Gainesville. Inst. of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Identifiers - Location: Florida