General Pest Management

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General Pest Management

  • MSU manual number: E-2048
  • Prepared by: MSU Pesticide Safety Education Program
  • Prepares you for: Michigan Category 7A exam on structural pest management
  • Date New: October 1998
  • Size: 232 pages, print copy; PDF format - 8.32 Mb
  • Cost & availability: The printed copies of training manuals can be obtained by visiting the MSU Extension Bookstore and then dropping down to Pesticide Applicator Training. The complete text of this manual is also available in a PDF format at no charge by accessing the chapters shown below. Note that the printed manual includes color photographs not found in the PDF version.

General Pest Management, Category 7A, A Guide for Commercial Applicators

  • SECTION ONE GENERAL PEST MANAGEMENT INFORMATION
    • Chapter 1 Legalities of General Pest Management
    • Chapter 2 Using Equipment in General Pest Management
    • Chapter 3 Pest Management and Control
    • Chapter 4 Pest Management in Food-handling and Other Specialized Facilities
  • SECTION TWO STRUCTURE-INFESTING PESTS 2.5 Mb
    • Chapter 5 Insects and Their Relatives 171 Kb
    • Chapter 6 Cockroaches 806 Kb
    • Chapter 7 Ants 427 Kb
    • Chapter 8 Stored-product and Fabric Pests 885 Kb
    • Chapter 9 Silverfish and Firebrats 173 Kb
    • Chapter 10 Fleas 202 Kb
  • SECTION THREE INVADING PESTS 2.2 Mb
    • Chapter 11 Houseflies and Their Relatives 430 Kb
    • Chapter 12 Stinging Pests 1,030 Kb
    • Chapter 13 Spiders 399 Kb
    • Chapter 14 Ticks, Mites, Bedbugs and Lice 431 Kb
    • Chapter 15 Miscellaneous Invaders 729 Kb
  • SECTION FOUR RODENTS AND OTHER VERTEBRATE PESTS 1.7 Mb
    • Chapter 16 Rats 574 Kb
    • Chapter 17 House Mice 183 Kb
    • Chapter 18 Birds 309 Kb
    • Chapter 19 Other Vertebrate Pests 621 Kb
  • APPENDICES 3.0 Mb
    • Appendix A Answers to Review Questions 41 Kb
    • Appendix B Glossary 80 Kb
    • Appendix C Pesticides Used in Structural Pest Management 49 Kb
    • Appendix D Convenient Conversion Factors 502 Kb
    • Appendix E Selected Bibliography 502 Kb
    • Appendix F Common Structure-infesting, Invading, and Vertebrate Pests (not included in online version)

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