Pesticide Application Training

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ksu-logo.jpgThis is a self-teaching manual. At the end of each major section is a list of study questions to check your understanding of the subject matter. By each question in parenthesis is the page number on which the answer to that question can be found. This will help you in checking your answers. These study questions are representative of the type which are on the certification examination. By reading this manual and answering the study questions, you should be able to gain sufficient knowledge to pass the Kansas Commercial Pesticide Applicators Certification and Recertification examination.

Content:

  • Pests and Pest Control
    • Pest Control Methods
    • Insects
    • Plant Disease Agents
    • Weeds
    • Mollusks
    • Wildlife Damage Control
  • Pesticide Formulations
    • Types of Formulations
    • Adjuvants
    • Compatibility
  • Labels and Labeling
    • Parts of the Label
    • Label Terminology
    • Reading the Label
  • Protecting the Environment
    • Potential Hazards
    • Potential Benefits
  • Application Equipment
    • Sprayers
    • Nozzles
    • Tips
    • Dusters and Granular Applicators
  • Calibration
    • Laws and Regulations
    • FIFRA
    • Registration
    • Residues and Tolerances
    • Other Regulations
  • Pesticide Safety
    • Protecting Your Body
    • Handling Pesticides Safely
    • First Aid and Pesticide Poisoning Recognition
Authors: 
Sharon M. Dobesh
Authors: 
Donald C. Cress
Authors: 
Robert Bowden
Authors: 
H. Leroy Brooks
Authors: 
F. Robert Henderson
Authors: 
Dennis K. Kuhlman
Authors: 
Dallas Peterson
Publisher: 
Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station
Year: 
2002