Objectives:image for phenology modules

  • Describe the concept of phonology in relation to pest management.
  • Define an indicator plant.
  • Give an example of timing of a control tactic for a specific insect or weed pest relative to a common flowering plant’s bloom time.
  • Understand how degree days are calculated and how they can be used to predict the appearance of certain insect pests.



  • Phenology online quiz – under development

Student Materials:

  • Handouts, practice exam, and more – under development

Extra stuff

Facilitator Materials:

  • Instructions, presentations, notes, and more – under development