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Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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1.) Identify career opportunities in the nursery production and management industry.

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2.) Describe safety precautions related to the nursery production and management industry.

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3.) Differentiate among environmental factors affecting nursery plant growth.

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4.) Describe uses of primary, secondary, and trace nutrients.

Examples: primary nutrients—nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium

- secondary nutrients—magnesium, calcium, sulfur

- trace nutrients—iron, manganese, boron, molybdenum, copper, zinc, chloride, aluminum

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5.) Interpret results of a soil analysis.

•  Differentiating among components of soil
Examples: sand, silt, clay

•  Describing methods for adjusting pH
•  Calculating the amount of fertilizer needed for nursery crops
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6.) Demonstrate propagation methods for nursery plants.

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7.) Adjust nursery growing media properties by adding amendments.

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8.) Prepare growing media mixtures for nursery plants.

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9.) Identify nursery plants by common name.

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10.) Control environmental conditions for plant growth in the nursery industry.

Examples: temperature, ventilation, water, light

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11.) Produce nursery crops.

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12.) Identify nursery plant problems.

Examples: root rot, insect damage, fungus

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13.) Select types of fertilizers and methods of application used in nursery production.

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14.) Apply pesticides to nursery crops.

•  Identifying safety and first aid precautions in nursery crop production
•  Selecting correct pesticides for intended targets in nursery crop production
•  Disposing of containers and left-over pesticide mixtures according to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards in nursery crop production
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15.) Select quality nursery plants for marketing.

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16.) Demonstrate managerial skills needed for successful operation of a nursery business.

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17.) Demonstrate maintenance of nursery crop growing facilities, including propagation structures, greenhouses, shade houses, and mist equipment.

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18.) Maintain power equipment used in nursery operations.

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