Management of Wood-destroying Pests

Publication information

  • Wood manualMSU manual number: E-2047
  • Prepared by: MSU Pesticide Education Program
  • Prepares you for: Michigan Category 7B exam on wood-destroying pests.
  • Date New: December 2000
  • Size: 122 pages, printed copy; PDF format - 5.03 Mb
  • Cost & availability: $10 or free online. Printed copies can be purchased from the National Pesticide Safety Education Center. 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.

Management of Wood-destroying Pests E-2047

  • Whole Manual, minus Appendix G  
  • Chapter 1 Laws Concerning Control of Wood-destroying pests
  • Chapter 2 The Biology of Termites and Other Wood-Destroying Pests
  • Chapter 3 Equipment and Methods
  • Chapter 4 Soil Treatment for Subterranean Termites
  • Chapter 5 Other Treatments for Subterranean Termites
  • Chapter 6 Other Wood-destroying Insects
  • Chapter 7 Wood-damaging Fungi
  • APPENDICES: Answers, Glossary, Wood-boring insects, minus Appendix G color photo section.

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