ERIC Number: ED157752
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Training for Certification: Demonstration & Research Pest Control.
Mississippi State Univ., State College. Cooperative Extension Service.
This Cooperative Extension Service publication from Mississippi State University is a training guide for commercial pesticide applicators. Focusing on agricultural pest control, this publication includes a full range of topics from uses of pesticides for agricultural animal pest control to the toxicity of common pesticides to fish and bees. Contents include: (1) introduction to pest management; (2) plant disease control; (3) weed control and herbicides; (4) persistance of herbicides in soil; (5) potential phytotoxicity; (6) calibration of pesticide applicators; (7) toxicity of pesticides; and (8) emergency procedure for handling accidental spills of class B poison pesticide chemicals. Within the contents, conversion factors, equipment diagrams, application rate tables, toxicity tables and specific pesticide lists are included. (MR)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Univ., State College. Cooperative Extension Service.