ERIC Number: ED161762
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Demonstration and Research Pest Control: A Training Program for the Certification of Pesticide Applicators, Manual No. 10.
Rust, Harry K.; And Others
This manual is intended to provide the information necessary to meet EPA standards for demonstration and research pest control and prepare for the written examination required for certification. Emphasis is placed on the principles of safe pesticide use. Chapters are included on pesticide applicator certification in Virginia, basics of pest management, EPA regulations, guidelines for minimizing pesticide pollution, agricultural spray adjuvants, variables affecting the efficacy of pesticides, soil application, basics of insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, rodenticides, avicides, and nematicides. (BB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC.; Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Extension Div.
Identifiers: Pest Control; Virginia