ERIC Number: ED158993
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Safe, Effective Use of Pesticides, A Manual for Commercial Applicators: Home, Institutional, and Structural Pest Control.
Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC.; Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Cooperative Extension Service.
This manual is designed to assist pest control operators to prepare for certification under the Michigan Pesticide Control Act of 1976. The primary focus of this publication is on home, institutional, and structural pest control. The ten sections included describe: (1) Insect control; (2) Rodent control; (3) Special situation pest control; (4) Safety; (5) Labeling service containers; (6) Disposal of pesticides; (7) Insect pests in buildings; (8) Insects of stored products and furnishings; (9) Arthropods other than insects; and (10) Vertebrate pests. Section seven discusses different types of insect pests in buildings such as cockroaches, crickets, earwigs, bugs, booklice, beetles, weevils, wasps, bees, mosquitoes, flies and fleas. A list of self-help questions and instructions for completing the questions are presented at the end of each section. (HM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC.; Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Cooperative Extension Service.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan