Prepare for tasks.
. Select and wear overalls, gloves, and safety footwear for tasks.
. Select appropriate tools and equipment.
. Identify necessary safety procedures.
Explain the simple methods of pest and disease control.
(CU 62.1, 70.2)
. Explain why pest and disease control is necessary.
Outline effects of using control methods.
. Outline the cultural, chemical and biological control methods available.
Identify and demonstrate why the control of weeds is necessary.
. Identify four common annual and four common perennial weeds.
. Explain why weed control is necessary.
. Demonstrate three methods of weed control.
Identify the necessary Health and Safety procedures relevant to pest, disease and weed control.
. Identify Health and Safety procedures in relation to pest, disease and weed control including the suitability of pesticides, fungicides and herbicides.
. For a given scenario outline the effects on children, pets and vegetables.
Tidy work area.
(CU 1.1, 17.1, 17.2)
. Clear and tidy work area.
. Appropriately dispose of debris.
. Clean tools and store materials after use.
. Carry out work with due regard to the health and safety of others.