Right-of-Way Pest Control

Category Definition Category 6 Right of Way Pest Control

This category includes applicators using or supervising the use of restricted use pesticides in the maintenance of public roads, electric powerlines, pipelines, railway rights of way, or other similar areas.

Learning Objectives Category 6 Right of Way Pest Control

There are currently no "Learning Objectives" established for Category 6 Right of Way Pest Control. This manual includes the following Units and Chapters:

Unit 1 Introduction

Unit 2 Vegetation management

  • Grasses
  • Broadleaf Plants
  • Woody Plants
Unit 3 types of Herbicides
  • Selective Herbicides
  • Nonselective Herbicides
  • Plant Growth Regulators
  • Translocated Herbicides
Unit 4 Factors Affecting Chemical Weed Control
  • Stages of Growth
  • Time of Year
  • Factors Affecting Foliage Application
  • Factors Affecting Soil-Applied Herbicides
  • Other Factors

Unit 5 Woody Plant Control

Unit 6 Drift

Unit 7 Herbicide Application Equipment

Unit 8 Managing Aquatic Plants Unit 9 Recordkeeping


Test Your Knowledge

There is currently no "Test Your Knowledge" section developed for Category 6 Right of Way Pest Control.

Selected Web Sites The following are web links containing information pertaining to Category 6 Right of Way Pest Control:


Resources found at Clemson University
  1. Integrated Vegetation Management Strategy for Electric Utility Rights-Of-Way
  2. Clemson University Extension Forest Resources Vegetation Management Program Area
  3. Regulatory Services Department of Pesticide Regulation
  4. Extension Pesticide Information Program
  5. Extension Pesticide Information Program links to pesticide labels, MSDSheets, and chemical fact sheets
  6. Extension Pesticide Information Program links to listings and information about restricted use pesticides (RUPs)
 South Carolina resources found on the Web
  1. South Carolina Vegetation Management Association - The South Carolina Vegetation Management Association (SCVMA) is established to facilitate the networking, education and professional development of persons interested in vegetation management in the State of South Carolina. The SCVMA subscribes to the core belief that each vegetation manager is also an environmental caretaker.
Other selected resources found on the Web
  1. Mountain Lake Vegetation Management Council
  2. RISE - Responsible Industry for a Safe Environment
  3. NRVMA - National Roadside Vegetation Management Association
  4. Edison Electric Institute
  5. NCVMA - North Carolina Vegetation Management Association
  6. North Carolina Vegetation Management Association
  7. NC State - Non cropland Weed Management
  8. International Survey of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds