Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Research and analyze the international regulations that exist related to integrated pest management.
Research worldwide integrated pest management systems and evaluate the level of impact.
Explain the complexities associated with moving from one level of control to the next with different integrated pest management practices and compare the related costs of each system.
Analyze the use of specific bacteria for the control of agricultural pests.
Identify historic events affecting integrated pest management and cite the practices used (e.g., avian flu, bubonic plague, potato blight).
Evaluate the use of feed additives in shifting metabolism to increase muscle mass and reduce fat in farm animals.
Analyze the impact of nutrient management laws on Pennsylvania agriculture.
Analyze the threshold limits of pests and the need for intervention in a managed environment.
Design and explain an integrated pest management plan that uses a range of pest controls.
Explain the dynamics of integrated pest management practices and their relative effects upon society.