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Pesticide Use on Turfgrass and Ornamental Plants

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.

Available Sections

Starting Jun 28

181CPR003

Starting Jun 28
181CPR003

Course Fees

$545

Instructor

James Henry [ bio ]

close [x] Michael Henry, M.S., Environmental Horticulture Advisor, Emeritus, University of California Cooperative Extension in Riverside and Orange counties, specializes in turf and landscape management and for the past 40 years, has been involved in horticulture industry education and applied turf and landscape research. Mr. Henry combines practical, basic horticultural information and industry experience with new research findings for landscape professionals.

Schedule:

Begins:
Jun 28 - Aug 30, 2018

Thur. 6-9 pm June 28-Aug 30

Location:

Online Course Moodle

Section Notes:

Pending Approval 18 hours "Other" and 7.5 hours "Laws & Regulations" through the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. The license categories are PCA, QAL, & QAC.

Book "Landscape Maintenance Pest Control" http://anrcatalog.ucanr.edu/Details.aspx?itemNo=3493

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Landscape Maintenance Pest Control"

ISBN: Publication #3493 UCANR - see link above

Prerequisites

No Prerequisites for this course

Applicable Certificates

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 181CPR003

Dates: Jun 28 - Aug 30, 2018

Instructor: James Henry

Textbook: Mandatory
"Landscape Maintenance Pest Control"

ISBN: Publication #3493 UCANR - see link above

Location: Online Course

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