Practicum – Week 3


  • Reporting on Seed Experiment
  • Greenhouse Management and Hygiene (Part 2)—Pest ID and Control


  • Students will appreciate the importance of meeting the planting conditions of HOWL and learn about epigeal and hypogeal germination.
  • Students will learn
    • To identify the common pests found in greenhouses
    • What greenhouse pests look like at every stage of development
    • How to detect the signs of their presence and the importance of early detection
    • The importance of scouting for pests
    • How to effectively apply control methods if pests appear
    • The methods we use to detect and monitor greenhouse pests

Homework Assignment to be read/viewed before coming to Practicum:

Extended reading/viewing (optional):