# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Plant Systems Related The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Related The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards

The National Council for Agricultural Education: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Content Standards

PS.01.01. Determine the influence of environmental factors on plant growth.

 

PS.01.02. Prepare and manage growing media for use in plant systems.

 

PS.01.03. Develop and implement a fertilization plan for specific plants or crops.

 

PS.02.01. Classify plants according to taxonomic systems.

 

PS.02.02. Apply knowledge of plant anatomy and the functions of plant structures to activities associated with plant systems.

 

PS.02.03. Apply knowledge of plant physiology and energy conversion to plant systems.

 

PS.03.01. Demonstrate plant propagation techniques in plant system activities.

 

PS.03.02. Develop and implement a management plan for plant production.

 

PS.03.03. Develop and implement a plan for integrated pest management for plant production.

 

PS.03.04. Apply principles and practices of sustainable agriculture to plant production.

 

PS.03.05. Harvest, handle, and store crops according to current industry standards.

 

PS.04.01. Evaluating, identifying, and preparing plants to enhance an environment.

 

PS.04.02. Create designs using plants.

 

PST.01.02. Apply physical science and engineering principles to design, implement, and improve safe and efficient mechanical systems in AFNR situations.

 

PST.01.03. Apply physical science principles to metal fabrication using a variety of welding and cutting processes (e.g., SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, fuel-oxygen and plasma arc torch, etc.).

 

PST.02.01. Perform preventative maintenance and scheduled service to maintain equipment, machinery, and power units used in AFNR settings.

 

PST.03.01. Troubleshoot, service, and repair components of internal combustion engines using manufacturers’ guidelines.

 

PST.04.03. Follow architectural and mechanical plans to construct, maintain, and/or repair AFNR structures (e.g., material selection, site preparation and/or layout, plumbing, concrete/masonry, etc.).

 

PST.04.04. Apply electrical wiring principles in AFNR structures.