Pesticide Use on Turfgrass and Ornamental Plants

Course Number: PLS X421.5


3 units

You will learn how to manage pests while abiding by federal and state of California laws and regulations regarding the use of pesticides in an integrated pest management program. This course helps prepare you for testing in the Pest Control Advisor License (PCA), a Qualified Applicator License (QAL), or a Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC). Topics covered include:

  • Different formulations of pesticides
  • Categories of pesticide risks and how they are selected
  • How and when pesticides can be used in an integrated pest control program

Please note:
Pending approval for 18 hours "Other" and 9 hours "Laws & Regulations" through the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. The license categories are PCA, QAL, & QAC.


No Prerequisites for this course

Applicable Certificates

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