Greenhouse Management and Hygiene (Part 2): Pest ID and Control
Students will realize the large amount of water needed by plants in the bigger pots (5” and gallon).
Students will learn to plan and implement a drip irrigation system for home gardens and landscaping. They will learn the benefits of drip irrigation over traditional overhead watering systems. Students will become familiar with various drip irrigation components and how they fit together.
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—: