This category includes applicators using or supervising the use of restricted use pesticides in producing agricultural crops, including but not limited to: tobacco, peanuts, cotton, feed grains, soybeans and forage, small fruits, vegetables, tree fruits and nuts, as well as on grasslands and noncrop agricultural lands.
Q. What is the most important step in dealing with an insect problem?
Q. What two things do all adult insects have in common?
Q. What are the four stages in the life cycle of insects having
a caterpillar stage?
Q. What are some common names for the corn earworm?
Q. What are some examples of sucking insects?
Q. Describe the appearance of powdery mildew.
Q. What are the three elements of the Disease Triangle
Q. Name seven plant disease symptoms.
Q. What are five common symptoms of viral diseases?
Q. Why is crop rotation a good pest management method?
Q. Why is sanitation important for on-farm storage of agricultural
products such as grains?
Q. What is the difference between selective and nonselective
Q. What is the difference between contact and translocated herbicides?
Q. What precautions should be taken when handling soil fumigants?
Q. What factors should you consider when selecting pesticide application
Q. Why is it important to read the product label when using
Q. What is an advantage and a disadvantage of airblast sprayers?
Q. How should air-blast sprayers be used to get more uniform
coverage of an entire tree?
Q. To calibrate your boom sprayer correctly, you should know
the three variables affecting the amount sprayed per acre. What are they?
Q. What types of equipment are available to do ground applications
of pesticides using dry formulations?
Q. How are soil fumigants most often applied?
Q. What are some of the advantages and limitations of aerial
Q. How does the Worker Protection Standard impact farm worker
Q. What is meant by phytotoxicity? How is it caused?
Q. What is the most common route of exposure for acute toxicity?
Q. What are the most common causes of delayed toxicity?
Q. What are sources of oral exposure?
Q. What is the minimum requirement of protective clothing?
Q. What kind of gloves should be worn when handling concentrates?
Q. What types of hats and boots should be avoided when applying
Q. What kind of face protection should be worn whenever concentrate
Q. According to the WPS, what information about pesticide applications
must be displayed at a central location?
Q. What is a Restricted Entry Interval (REI)?
Q. What are three kinds of non-point source pesticide pollution?
Q. What is the difference between threatened species and endangered
Q. What type of pesticide containers are accepted for recycling?
Q. What are the two kinds of drift?
Q. What are the four equipment requirements of a chemigation