Volume 1 in the Pesticide Application Compendium. This revised edition contains a new format, up-to-date information on the Federal Worker Protection Standards, recommended steps in training workers, and compliance guidelines for pesticide use reporting as required by California law. New in this version are review questions at the end of each chapter similar to those found on the license exams.
As with the first edition, The Safe and Effective Use of Pesticides provides detailed information for selecting, using, handling, storing, and disposing of pesticides. It emphasizes worker protection, prevention of groundwater contamination, protection of endangered species and wildlife, and reduction of environmental problems.
The principles described in this volume apply to all areas of pest control, including agricultural, structural, landscape, greenhouse, and public health applications.