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  1. Aphid

  2. Bagworm

  3. Borer

  4. Leafhopper

  5. Leafminer

  6. Scale

  7. Spider Mites

  8. Slugs Snails

  9. Whitefly

  10. White Grubs

  11. How do we kill’em • Pesticides • Insecticide • Know the label • The label is the law • License is needed to get paid to treat

  12. Caution Danger Warning • Each is a one word way to communicate how harmful a pesticide may be • Warning is least dangerous • Caution is more dangerous • Danger is very dangerous

  13. Select formulation • WP Wettable Powder • S Soluble/solutions • EC Emulsifiable Concentrates • F Flowable • L Liquid • ULV Ultra-Low-Volume • D Dust • G Granular • SP Soluble Powder

  14. LD 50 • Lethal Dose 50% • The dose at which half of test subject die • Given in grams or milliliters of pesticide to kilograms of subjects body • Which is more dangerous a high number or a low number?

  15. How do you get poison into you? • Inhale Respirator • Dermal Clothes, spray suit, gloves • Ingest Don’t eat drink, smoke or chew • PPE Personal Protective Equipment

  16. What else is on the label? • Carcinogenic • Teratology • Flammability • Mixing-Compatibility

  17. Active VS Inert • Do you want more active ingredient? • Cost of product • Cost of Shipping • Safety of use

  18. Who you gonna call? • DEP • EPA • One gallon or one pound spills • Violations lead to fines and jail time

  19. Homework • Find and print a label ( careful not to print > 3 Pages) • Identify some of the pest that it treats • What plants is it legal to use it on? • Caution, warning, danger? • Formulation? • Active ingredient? • PPE equipment needed?