Develop a plan for integrated pest management (IPM) for plant production.
DefinitionDevelopment should include
- identifying and categorizing plant pests, diseases, and disorders
- identifying and analyzing major local weeds, insect pests, and infectious and noninfectious plant diseases
- devising solutions for plant pests, diseases, and disorders
- predicting potential pest and disease problems, based on environmental conditions and pest life cycles
- employing pest management strategies to manage pest populations, assess the effectiveness of the plan, and adjust the plan as needed
- explaining procedures for safe handling, use, and storage of pesticides, including personal protective equipment and re-entry interval (REI).
- What is integrated pest management, and why is it important?
- What is re-entry interval? How does it help protect workers entering a greenhouse that has been fumigated?
- What is a restricted-use pesticide?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
- Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
- Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
- Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
- Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
- Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
- Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
- Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
- Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
- Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).