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Pesticide Applicator Manuals

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VTTP-2

Authors as Published

Susan Terwilliger, Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs. snessler@vt.edu

Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs

Pesticide Applicator Training Manuals

The Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs website offers you information sources on pesticides, pesticide safety, pest management, educational opportunities, and related services.

The site includes information on certification and recertification for pesticide applicators, as well as resources for Extension agents and specialists. In addition, you will find a brief description of the pesticide applicator training manuals that prepare prospective applicators to take and pass state certification exams in 23 different categories. The manuals are listed alphabetically below:

 

Aerial Pesticide Application 2002 (456-233)

  • For commercial applicators applying pesticides by fixed-wing or rotary-wing aircraft.

Agricultural Animal Pest Control 2006 (456-215)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides on agricultural animals, and places on or in which such animals are confined.

Agricultural Plant Pest Control 2005 (456-214)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides in the production of agricultural crops, on grasslands, and on noncrop agricultural land.

Aquatic Pest Control 2001 (456-219)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides in or on standing or running waters to control pests (excluding activities relating to public health).

Chemigation 2003 (456-213)

  • For commercial applicators applying pesticides through an irrigation system.

Demonstration and Research Pest Control 2003 (456-227)

  • For commercial applicators who teach proper pesticide use, application techniques, and/or make pesticide recommendations; for research application of pesticides in greenhouses or field plots.

Forest Pest Control 2005 (456-216)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides in forests, forest nurseries, and seed orchards.

Fumigation (Nonagricultural) 2002 (456-224)

  • For commercial applicators using fumigant pesticides to control pests in structures and items other than soils and raw agricultural commodities.

Fumigation of Soil and Agricultural Products 2003 (456-212)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides for soil fumigation in the production of agricultural commodities and/or fumigation of agricultural products.

General Pest Control 2006 (456-221)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides to control household pests, including pests that infest structures, stored products, and residential food preparation areas.

Management of Wood-Destroying Organisms 2004 (456-222)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides other than fumigants to control organisms that destroy structures made of or containing wood.

Marine Antifoulant Paints 1990 (456-231)

  • For commercial applicators using marine antifoulant paints containing tributyltin or other restricted-use pesticides.

Ornamental Pest Control 2003 (456-223)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides to maintain ornamental plants in interiorscapes or landscapes.

Predator Management 2004 (456-230)

  • For USDA/APHIS/WS employees seeking certification, or for others seeking background information on predator management.

Public Health Pest Control 2005 (456-225)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides to manage or control pests of medical significance that pose a risk to public health.

Regulatory Pest Control 2005 (456-226)

  • For federal, state, and local governmental employees using pesticides to control regulated pests.

Right-of-Way Pest Control 2003 (456-220)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides in the maintenance of public rights-of-way such as roads, electric power lines, and railways.

Seed Treatment 2003 (456-218)

  • For commercial applicators applying pesticides to seeds.

Sewer Root Control 2004 (456-229)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides to control roots in sewer lines.

Turf Pest Control 2003 (456-217)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides to maintain ornamental turf in sites such as golf courses and parks.

Vertebrate Pest Control 2001 (456-232)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides to control vertebrate pests outside of human dwellings or other structures.

Virginia Core Manual 2009 (456-210)

  • For exam preparation for commercial applicators, private applicators, and registered technicians in all categories.

Wood Preservation and Wood Products Treatment 2005 (456-228)

  • For commercial applicators using pesticides at wood treatment plants and sawmills for preservation of wood and wood products.

Rights


Virginia Cooperative Extension materials are available for public use, re-print, or citation without further permission, provided the use includes credit to the author and to Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, and Virginia State University.

Publisher

Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Alan L. Grant, Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; Jewel E. Hairston, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State, Petersburg.

Date

November 17, 2011