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Page, Bill G.; Thomson, W. T. – 1975
This is a quick guide for choosing a chemical to use to control a certain pest on a specific crop. Information in the book was obtained from manufacturers' labels and from the USDA and FDA pesticide summary. The book is divided into four parts: (1) insecticides, (2) herbicides, (3) fungicides, and (4) conversion tables. Each of the first three…
Descriptors: Agricultural Chemical Occupations, Agricultural Supplies, Agriculture, Field Crops
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Austin, D. J. – Education in Chemistry, 1979
Presents a brief review of pesticide use. Included topics are: biological activity, formulation, application, uptake, metabolism, residues, and tolerance. (BB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Chemical Occupations, Agriculture, Biochemistry, Chemistry
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Wain, R. L. – Education in Chemistry, 1979
Presented is a brief review of plant growth substances and selective herbicides. Topics include herbicidal selectivity and inhibitors. (BB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Chemical Occupations, Agriculture, Chemistry, Herbicides
Hock, Winand K. – 1977
This fact sheet gives the acute oral and dermal toxicity (LD 50) of over 250 pesticides in lab animals. The chemicals are categorized as fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, or miscellaneous compounds. One or more trade names are given for each pesticide. In addition, a brief explanation of toxicity determination is given. (BB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Chemical Occupations, Chemistry, Environment, Herbicides
Thornton, George C. – 1975
This manual gives descriptions of and control methods for the imported fire ant, sweet potato pests, the white fringed beetle, the Japanese beetle, and phony peach disease. Toxicity, formulation, and application information is given for 2,4-D, methyl bromide, Chlordane, Mirex, and Mocap. Finally, environmental considerations and precautions are…
Descriptors: Agricultural Chemical Occupations, Agriculture, Disease Control, Environment
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Galston, Arthur W. – BioScience, 1971
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Influences, Herbicides, Pesticides
Agricultural Research Service (USDA), Washington, DC. – 1971
Information and diagrams are given for identification and treatment of weed grasses and broadleaf weeds. Herbicides are suggested for use against each weed and instructions are given for proper application. Information is given for buying herbicides, and applying sprays and cleaning sprayers. (BB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Chemical Occupations, Agricultural Education, Herbicides, Inservice Education
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Morgan, Donald P. – 1982
This manual aids health professionals in recognizing and treating pesticide poisonings. Suggested treatments are appropriate for implementation in the small hospitals and clinics which usually receive the victims of pesticide poisoning. Classes of compounds covered include: (1) organophosphate cholinesterase-inhibiting pesticides; (2) carbamate…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Medical Education, Medical Services, Pesticides
Brunner, J.; And Others – 1977
This manual is intended to assist pesticide applicators prepare for certification under the Michigan Pesticide Control Act of 1976. The primary focus of this publication is on fruit pest control. Sections included are: (1) Causes of fruit diseases; (2) Fruit fungicides and bactericides; (3) Insect and mite pests; (4) Insecticides and miticides;…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Certification, Entomology, Instructional Materials
Wamsley, Mary Ann, Ed.; Vermeire, Donna M., Ed. – 1976
This guide contains basic information to meet specific standards for pesticide applicators. The text is concerned with the recognition of weeds and methods of their control in rights-of-way. Different types of application equipment both airborne and ground are discussed with precautions for the safe and effective use of herbicides. (CS)
Descriptors: Certification, Environment, Equipment, Herbicides
Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC. – 1976
This manual is intended to assist pesticide applicators who are engaged in right-of-way pest control to meet the requirements of the Michigan Department of Agriculture for certification. While the majority of material in this guide pertains to vegetation management, the guide also addresses right-of-way insect and fungus control. An introduction…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Certification, Disease Control, Herbicides
Jennings, Vivan M.; Ryan, Stephen O. – 1976
This manual provides information needed to meet specific standards for certification as a pesticide applicator. The text is concerned with the control of aquatic weeds in a variety of water use situations, i.e. static water, limited-flow impoundments and moving water. Also discussed are the principles of limited area application such as surface or…
Descriptors: Certification, Environment, Herbicides, Pesticides
Jennings, Vivan M.; Ryan, Stephan O. – 1976
This manual provides information needed to meet specific standards for certification as a pesticide applicator. The text discusses important right-of-way weeds and unwanted woody plants and provides suggestions for both long- and short-term control. Attention is also given to special problems associated with application of right-of-way herbicides.…
Descriptors: Certification, Environment, Herbicides, Parking Facilities
Jennings, Vivan M.; Ryan, Stephen O. – 1976
This manual provides information needed to meet the standards for pesticide applicator certification. Weeds, their effects, and control in relation to crop production are presented. Pre- and post-emergence treatments are discussed for row crops such as corn and soybeans. Problems with herbicide application to grass pastures, small grains, and…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Certification, Environment, Field Crops
Allen, W. A.; And Others – 1976
This manual provides information needed to meet the minimum standards for certification as an applicator of pesticides in the agricultural plant pest control category. Adapted for the State of Virginia, the text discusses: (1) the basics of insecticides; (2) insect pests; (3) selection and calibration of applicator equipment; and (4) the proper…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Certification, Entomology, Equipment
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