ERIC Number: ED317840
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Greenhouse Operation and Management. Instructor Guide and Student Reference. Missouri Agricultural Education. Volume 21, Number 3.
Wells, Judith A.; And Others
These student and instructor materials for a one-semester course intended for high school juniors and seniors teach the following 24 lessons: (1) the scope and development of greenhouse production; (2) the economic importance of greenhouse crops; (3) careers in greenhouse operation and management; (4) greenhouse parts, structures, and coverings; (5) greenhouse environmental control; (6) interior layout; (7) energy conservation; (8) plant parts, structures, and functions; (9) plant processes; (10) environmental effects on plant growth; (11) growth regulation; (12) floriculture plant identification; (13) sexual plant propagation; (14) asexual plant propagation; (15) growing media; (16) containers; (17) watering; (18) fertilizers and plant nutrition; (19) common greenhouse pests and diseases; (20) techniques and equipment used to apply pesticides; (21) pesticide safety; (22) marketing floricultural crops; (23) recordkeeping in greenhouse management; and (24) legal considerations. The instructor materials include 24 student objectives; 24 competencies; suggestions for motivating students; evaluation suggestions; 38 references; a competency profile on which to record student performance; transparency masters; job sheets; assignment sheets; and appendices that contain a production schedule for potted plant crops and crop culture sheets for nine common greenhouse crops (chrysanthemums, foliage plants, bedding plants, Easter lilies, tulips, geraniums, calceolaria, cineraria, and poinsettias). The student reference includes information sheets for the 24 lessons that contain text, line illustrations, diagrams, and references. The student reference concludes with a two-page glossary. (CML)
Descriptors: Administration, Business Skills, Climate Control, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Energy Conservation, Fertilizers, Greenhouses, Insecticides, Marketing, Nursery Workers (Horticulture), Occupational Information, Occupational Safety and Health, Ornamental Horticulture, Plant Growth, Plant Identification, Plant Pathology, Plant Propagation, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Instructional Materials Laboratory, University of Missouri, 2316 Industrial Drive, Columbia, MO 65202 (instructor guide, order no. 10-2010-I: $22.60; student reference, 10-2010-S: $8.45).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Sponsor: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab.