The Safe and Effective Use of Pesticides 3rd Edition

The Safe and Effective Use of Pesticides  3rd Edition Author Shannah M Whithaus
ISBN-10 9781601078957
Year 2016-10-14
Pages 386
Language en
Publisher UCANR Publications
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The first update to this key reference guide in over 15 years! This revised edition contains a new format making it even easier to study for the DPR exams. In addition to the review questions found at the end of each chapter, this new edition contains knowledge expectations at the beginning of each chapter. These brief statements describe what you are expected to learn after reading that chapter, allowing you to study more effectively for DPR’s pesticide applicator licensing (QAL/QAC) exams. These knowledge expectations are also highlighted in sidebars throughout each chapter, providing a study roadmap so you know which sections of each chapter are most important. Also new: Updated pesticides table to reflect products available in CaliforniaUpdated information on nematodes, vertebrates, and pathogensExpanded information on environmental hazards, expanded information on personal protective equipment including EPA respirator criteriaUp-to-date information on worker protection standardsExpanded information on pesticide resistanceUpdated compliance guidelines for pesticide use reporting as required by California lawA dedicated chapter covering label reading, including an updated label that reflects current regulations The Safe and Effective Use of Pesticides provides detailed information for selecting, using, handling, storing, and disposing of pesticides. It emphasizes worker protection, prevention of groundwater contamination, protection of endangered species and wildlife, and reduction of environmental problems. This is a significant update to the 2nd Edition, so everyone will want to update their reference library with this new edition. The principles described in this volume apply to all areas of pest control, including agricultural, structural, landscape, greenhouse, and public health applications. Volume 1 in the Pesticide Application Compendium. This is recommended study material for all categories of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s (DPR) Qualified Pesticide Applicator License (QAL) and Qualified Pesticide Applicator Certificate (QAC) exams.

Residential Industrial and Institutional Pest Control

Residential  Industrial  and Institutional Pest Control Author Pat O'connor-marer
ISBN-10 9781879906709
Year 2006
Pages 242
Language en
Publisher UCANR Publications
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Volume 2 in the Pesticide Application Compendium focuses on managing structural, food, and fabric pests, rodents, birds, and weeds.This new edition has been completely updated and now includes review questions and answers to help you as you study for the exam. A new detailed index enhances user-navigation and tables and sidebars are now listed in the table of contents. This is a helpful reference for anyone solving institutional or household pest problems - from pest control operators to building managers or homeowners.New information is included for those carrying out school IPM programs - including how to select appropriate pesticides for school buildings focusing on herbicides, and safe and effective cockroach and ant baits.DPR test material (QAL and QAC).Structural Pest Control Board (Branch 1, 2, and 3) test materia

Landscape Maintenance Pest Control

Landscape Maintenance Pest Control Author Patrick J. Marer
ISBN-10 1879906716
Year 2006
Pages 257
Language en
Publisher UCANR Publications
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This is a complete guide to using pesticides safely in turf, landscape, and interior scape situations ranging from parks and golf courses to indoor malls. Designed for professionals working in the public or private sector, it focuses especially on pesticide handling and application procedures of importance.More than 200 photos, line drawings, graphs, and sidebars illustrate key concepts and procedures. Review questions similar to those on the exams are included at the end of each chapter to help you as you study.This is recommended study material for Landscape Maintenance Pest Control and Maintenance Gardener categories of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation's Qualified Pesticide Applicator License (QAL) and Qualified Pesticide Applicator Certificate (QAC) exams.

Citrus Production Manual

Citrus Production Manual Author Louise Ferguson
ISBN-10 9781601078407
Year 2014-04-09
Pages 433
Language en
Publisher UCANR Publications
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Citrus production is complex, requiring a delicate balancing act during the growing season and lots of preparation. This new manual covers the many steps in the process in a clear and accessible way. This manual also details the latest horticultural and disease issues affecting citrus production. From deciding scion variety and rootstock, to establishing an orchard, to managing production, to postharvest handling, you'll find it all here in a readable format. Colorful photos and clear diagrams and illustrations guide you through important concepts. Chapters cover: History Botany and Physiology Orchard Establishment Pest and Disease Management Postharvest Handling

IPM in Practice 2nd Edition

IPM in Practice  2nd Edition Author Mary Louise Flint
ISBN-10 9781601077851
Year 2012
Pages 292
Language en
Publisher University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
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IPM in Practice features IPM strategies for weed, insect, pathogen, nematode, and vertebrate pests and provides specific information on how to set up sampling and monitoring programs in the field. This manual covers methods applicable to vegetable, field, and tree cops as well as landscape and urban situations. Designed to bring you the most up-to-date research and expertise, this manual draws on the knowledge of dozens of experts within the University of California, public agencies, and private practice.

Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs

Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs Author Steve H. Dreistadt
ISBN-10 1879906619
Year 2004
Pages 501
Language en
Publisher UCANR Publications
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This book emphasizes environmentally safe, less-toxic IPM methods for controlling hundreds of insects, mites, weeds, plant diseases, nematodes, and other sources of damage. This comprehensive, easy-to-use second edition expands the invaluable "Pest Tables" for diagnosing causes of damage to more than 200 landscape plant genera and species.

Entomology and Pest Management

Entomology and Pest Management Author Larry P. Pedigo
ISBN-10 9781478627708
Year 2014-12-22
Pages 784
Language en
Publisher Waveland Press
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Pedigo and Rice expertly combine basic and applied entomology in this reader-friendly, pedagogically rich text. Assuming only a background in elementary biology, the authors present the major elements of general entomology before moving on to concepts in insect biology and ecology necessary for understanding insect pest management. Both theory and practice are emphasized as readers explore pertinent topics. The authors discuss pest-management issues—both preventive and curative—as aspects of applied ecology, with solutions considering environmental quality, profitability, and durability. Insect diagnostic boxes with detailed information on distribution, importance, appearance, and life cycles of particular species and groups appear throughout the text. Readers will come away with a comprehensive introduction to applied, sustainable pest management appropriate for whatever commodities they must handle.

Applied Weed Science

Applied Weed Science Author Merrill A. Ross
ISBN-10 002403911X
Year 1985
Pages 340
Language en
Publisher Macmillan College
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This introduction to the principles of weed science prepares readers to analyze real-life weed control problems and to develop integrated, practical approaches to solving them. Comprehensive in coverage and unique in presentation, it blends basic information on plant systems, soil systems, control methods, and management systems, and discusses various plants and herbicides by groups to provide an integrated framework from which to extend information to many different situations. For readers interested in weed science.

Principles of Weed Control

Principles of Weed Control Author Carl Bell
ISBN-10 0692304827
Year 2014-12-01
Pages 466
Language en
Publisher
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The is a weed management book with a focus on California's unique mix of crops, but with relevance to other areas as well. The book provides the basics of weed management in agronomic crops as well as tree and vine crops, vegetable crops and turf and landscape. Featured also are aquatic weed management, forestry and range management as well as industrial areas. The book provides the basics of weed biology, weed ecology, chemical and non-chemical weed management.