Phenology

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.

Lecture:

Quiz:

  • Phenology online quiz – under development

Student Materials:

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