Vertebrate Pest Management

Publication Information 


  • MSU manual number: E-2050
  • Prepared by: MSU Pesticide SafetyEducation Program
  • Prepares you for: Michigan Category 7D exam on vertebrate pest management
  • Date New: October 1999
  • Size: 102 pages, printed copy; PDF format, 2.04 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.

Vertebrate Pest Management, Category 7D, A Guide for Commercial Applicators

  • Whole Manual, minus Appendix G Contents
  • Chapter 1: Legalities of vertebrate pest management
  • Chapter 2: Birds
  • Chapter 3: Domestic rodents
  • Chapter 4: Wild rodents
  • Chapter 5: Other vertebrate pests
  • Appendix A: answers to chapters’ study-questions
  • Appendices: Note - Appendix G, Common Vertebrate Pests color photo section is not included in the online version.

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