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  • 1. Chemical Training Ornamental Pest Exam 3/4/2010
  • 2. Ornamental Pest Control
    • To know the problem you must know the plant.
    • The greater the variety of plants the greater the variety of insects.
    • Prevention is the key, regular inspections are a must.
  • 3. Signs of Insect or Mite Presence
    • Silk shelters
    • Web-enclosed foliage
    • Scale and aphid covering
    • Insect or mite remains
    • Honeydew
    • Sawdust, wood chips, and pitch balls
    • Galls
  • 4. Procedure for Dealing with Insect or Mite Problems
    • Examination of the situation
    • Identification and assessment
    • Prescription
    • Application
    • Evaluation
  • 5. Disease Control
    • Most biotic diseases are hard to control once plants are infected.
    • Cultural practices are the most cost effective way to prevent diseases.
  • 6. Cultural Practices to Prevent Diseases
    • Destroy diseased plant material
    • Control weeds
    • Buy healthy and adapted plant material
    • Maintain plant health through proper irrigation and fertilization
    • Plant disease resistant varieties when available
  • 7. Abiotic Diseases
    • Scorch
    • Winter kill or injury
    • Transplant shock
    • Iron chlorosis
    • Herbicide damage
    • Girdling roots
  • 8. Biotic Disease Types
    • Leaf diseases
    • Blight diseases
    • Virus diseases
    • Root diseases
    • Gall
    • Cankers
    • Wilt
    • Wood Decay
  • 9. Parts of the Label
    • Brand Name
    • Common Name
    • Chemical Name
    • Type of Pesticide
    • Net Contents
    • Name and Address of Manufacturer
    • Registration & Establishment Numbers
  • 10. Parts of the Label
    • Signal Words
      • Danger
      • Warning
      • Caution
    • Worker Protection Standards
    • Precautionary Statements
    • Statement of Practical Treatment
    • Environmental Statement
  • 11. Parts of the Label
    • Physical or Chemical Hazard
    • Classification Statement
    • Storage and Disposal Statement
    • Direction for Use
  • 12. QUESTIONS??