• Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA)

Citrus Biosecurity (Yr 9)

Citrus Biosecurity (Yr 9)

Citrus Biosecurity Yr9/10

A package of resources including teacher guides and animated PowerPoint presentations to: allow students to develop an understanding of the Australian agricultural industry and the importance of plant biosecurity in the context of integrated pest management for the citrus industry. The links between agriculture and the role of pest insects are explored and students gain an insight into the taxonomy and classification of organisms. Students can undertake an insect surveillance exercise and learn to identify the insects they collect.

Resources for Download:
Yr 9 Citrus Teacher Resource (PDF)
Yr 9 Citrus Lesson 2 PeskyPlantPests (PPTX)
Yr 9 Citrus Lesson 3 FieldworkPlanner​ (PPTX)
Yr 9 Citrus Lesson 3 InsectClassification (PPTX)
Yr 9 Citrus Lesson 8 TheresABugInTheSystem (PPTX)

http://www.primezone.edu.au/uploaded_files/document_uploads/Yr9%20Citrus%20Teacher%20Resource.pdf

Keywords

plant biosecurity, citrus, agriculture, surveillance, food webs, insects, taxonomy, classification, integrated pest management, data collection