Seed Treatment

Category Definition Category 4 Seed Treatment

This category includes applicators using or supervising the use of restricted use pesticides on seeds.

Learning Objectives Category 4 Seed Treatment

There are currently no "Learning Objectives" established for Category 4 Seed Treatment. Clemson University Pesticide Training Series 4 is being used as the Seed Treatment Category Manual. This manual includes the following Units and Chapters:

Unit 1 Reasons for Treating Seed

Unit 2 How Disease Organisms Survive on Seed

Unit 3 How Chemicals Control Diseases on Seed

Unit 4 How Plant disease Organisms Survive Between Crops

Unit 5 Seed Treating Equipment Unit 6 Operation

  • Controlling the Flow of Seed
  • Powder Application
  • Slurry Seed Treater
  • Direct Treaters
    • Panogen
    • Mist-O-Matic
  • Calibrating a Slurry or Liquid Seed Treater for the Correct Dosage
  • Coloring Grain Seed Treated with Poisonous Substances
  • Pesticide Carriers, Binders, and Stickers
  • Safety Precautions
  • Label for Chemically Treated Seed

Test Your Knowledge

There is currently no "Test Your Knowledge" section developed for Category 4 Seed Treatment. Clemson University Pesticide Training Series 4 is being used as the Seed Treatment Category Manual.

Selected Web Sites The following are web links containing information pertaining to Category 4 Seed Treatment:


Resources found at Clemson University
  1. Regulatory Services Department of Pesticide Regulation
  2. Extension Pesticide Information Program
  3. Extension Pesticide Information Program links to pesticide labels, MSDSheets, and chemical fact sheets
  4. Extension Pesticide Information Program links to listings and information about restricted use pesticides (RUPs)