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Pest Management and Environmental Quality. Course 181. Correspondence Courses in Agriculture, Family Living and Community Development [microform] / Herbert Cole, Jr. and Others
Bib ID 5348231
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Cole, Herbert, Jr
 
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1977 
134 p. 
Summary

This publication is the course book for a correspondence course in pest control with the Pennsylvania State University. It contains basic information for agricultural producers on pest management and the proper and safe use of pesticides. The course consists of eleven lessons which can be completed at one's leisure. The first nine lessons contain information applicable to all states while the tenth lesson reviews federal and state pesticide laws, particularly those of Pennsylvania. The glossary is the eleventh lesson. The first nine lessons cover such topics as management of common insects and mites, weed control and herbicides, plant disease control, pesticides formulation and toxicity, and pesticide safety. The course book format is a text lesson followed by a series of questions to be completed from the text. Correct answers to the questions are included. This publication may be adaptable to the secondary school science or environment class. (MR)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.

Contract Number: EPA-68-01-2257.

ERIC Note: Contains occasional marginal legibility in Specimen Label section.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Adult Farmer Education.  |  Agricultural Personnel.  |  Agricultural Safety.  |  Correspondence Study.  |  Environmental Education.  |  Herbicides.  |  Insecticides.  |  Pesticides.  |  Science Education.  |  Study Guides.
Form/genre Guides, General.
Other authors/contributors Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Coll. of Agriculture
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