Forest Pest Management

Publication information

  • Forest training manualMSU manual number: E-2045
  • Prepared by: Carolyn Randall, MSU Pesticide Education Program
  • Prepares you for: Michigan Category 2 exam on forest pest management
  • Date New: September 2000
  • Size: 112 pages, print; PDF format, 2.04 Mb 
  • Cost & availability: $15.50 or free online. Printed copies can be purchased from the National Pesticide Safety Education Center. The complete text of this manual is also available at no charge in a PDF format by accessing the chapters shown below. Note that the printed manual includes color photographs not found in the PDF version.

Forest Pest Management, Category 2: A Guide for Commercial Applicators

  • Whole Manual, minus Appendix E
  • Contents and Intro.
  • Chapter 1: Principles of pest management
  • Chapter 2: Minimizing pesticide impact
  • Chapter 3: Application methods and equipment
  • Chapter 4: Calibration
  • Chapter 5: Forest types in Michigan
  • Chapter 6: Disease management
  • Chapter 7: Insect management
  • Chapter 8: Weed management
  • Chapter 9: Vertebrate pests
  • Chapter 10: Laws and regulations
  • Appendices: Note - Appendix E, Common Vertebrate Pests color photo section, is not included in the online version.

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