Mosquito Control: Commercial Pesticide Applicators - Category 7F (E2180)
A manual on controlling mosquitoes with commercial pesticide applications for Commercial Pesticide Applicators - Category 7F.
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This manual is intended to prepare pesticide applicators in mosquito control (Category 7F) for certification under Act 451, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Part 83, Pesticide Control (formerly Act 171, Michigan Pesticide Control Act of 1988). Pesticide applicators should also study the “Pesticide Applicator Core Training Manual, “ E-2195, which explains safety considerations, pesticide laws and integrated pest management principles, to prepare for certification.
After reading each chapter of this manual, answer the review questions. Write out the answers to receive the maximum benefit from your studying. Compare your responses with the correct answers listed in the back of the manual. After completing your study of this manual and the core manual, take the exam administered by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to become a certified commercial pesticide applicator for mosquito control.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1-Introduction: The History of Mosquitos in Michigan
Chapter 2-Mosquito Characteristics and Life Cycle
Chapter 3-Mosquito-borne Disease
Chapter 4-Mosquito and Disease Surveillance
Chapter 5-Integrated Mosquito Management/Public Relations
Chapter 6-Equipment for Mosquito Control Pesticide Applications
Chapter 7-Program Evaluation
Chapter 8-Mosquito Control Insecticides and Their Safety
Chapter 9-Laws and Regulations for Mosquito Control
Glossary of Terms
Answers to Sample Questions
Emergency Pesticide Information