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The standard pesticide user's guide
Bohmont, Bert L.
Personal Author:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [2000]

Physical Description:
xii, 544 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Central Library SB951 .B584 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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For courses related to understanding and/or applying pesticides, and courses in Entomology, Weed Science, Plant Pathology, Golf Course Management, Agronomy, Horticulture, Turfgrass Management. Written in clear, non-technical language, this text is designed for those who are new to pesticides and who will be directly responsible for their application. It develops an understanding of the importance of pesticides in our society, presenting them as highly regulated chemicals that deserve respect in their use and their role in food and fiber production. Comprehensive in approach, it covers all aspects of pesticide principles and use - animal and plant pests; laws, liability, and recordkeeping; labels; safety; environmental considerations; formulations and adjuvants; application equipment and its calibration; calculations and formulas; transportation, storage, decontamination, and disposal; and integrated pest management.* NEW - Updated/expanded coverage - Integrates new material into discussions on pesticide laws, liability, and recordkeeping; integrated pest management; the pesticide label; pesticide application equipment; and pesticide transportation, storage, decontamination, and dis

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Pesticides
2 Pesticides and Environmental Considerations
3 Insects
4 Plant Disease Agents
5 Vertebrate Pests
6 Weeds
7 Integrated Pest Management
8 Pesticide Laws, Liability, and Recordkeeping
9 The Pesticide Label
10 Pesticide Safety
11 Pesticide Formulations and Adjuvants
12 Pesticide Application Equipment
13 Pesticide Equipment Calibration
14 Pesticide Calculations and Useful Formulas
15 Pesticide Transportation, Storage, Decontamination, and Disposal

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