Lesson 3: Preparedness in Plant Biosecurity Management
Purpose: By the completion of this lesson, Extension educators will be able to help agricultural producers, workers, and other appropriate individuals develop, test, implement, and evaluate a plant biosecurity management plan.
What you will need to teach others about this topic:
Presentations, Readings, and Web Site Reviews:
Reminder: Each lesson contains links to readings and a complete reference list.
Case Study and Lesson Three Synthesis:
The case study will help you prepare for the knowledge assessment by encouraging you to synthesize and apply what you have learned from the readings in this lesson. After you have read the case materials on Plum Pox virus you should be able to address the synthesis questions without difficulty, based upon what you have learned from this lesson. Plum Pox Virus, also known as sharka, is a viral disease of stone fruit such as peaches, plums, and cherries that was identified in a Pennsylvania orchard in 1999.
Last Updated: 09/02/2009