Regulatory Pest Control

Category Definition Category 9 Regulatory Pest Control

This category includes state, federal, or other governmental employees who use or supervise the use of restricted use pesticides in the control of regulated pests.

Learning Objectives Category 9 Regulatory Pest Control

There are currently no "Learning Objectives" established for Category 9 Regulatory Pest Control. This manual includes the following Units and Chapters:

Unit 1 Introduction

Unit 2 Regulated Pests

  • Pest Movement
  • Pest Introduction
  • Pest Establishment
Unit 3 Regulatory Pest Control Programs
  • Quarantines
    • Domestic Quarantines
    • International Quarantines
  • Ports-of-Entry Inspection
  • Survey and Detection
    • Early Detection
    • Cooperative Plant Pest Survey and Detection Program
    • Pest Management Programs
  • Eradication of Infestation
  • Containment of Infestation
  • Retardation of Spread
  • Reducing or Preventing Pest Destruction
    • Resistant Varieties
    • Biological Control
    • Cultural Control
    • Mechanical-Physical Control
    • Sanitation
    • Chemical Control
    • Integrated Pest Management
Unit 4 Specialized Applications
  • Commodity Fumigation
    • Pests in Fumigated Commodities
    • Nature of Fumigated Commodities
    • Tightness of Fumigation Chamber
    • Circulation
    • Personal Safety in Fumigation Chamber
  • Aerial Application
    • Selection of Aircraft
    • Weather
    • Personal Safety in Aerial Application
  • Vat-Dipping and Spray-Dipping of Livestock
    • Pretreatment
    • Vat-Dip Treatment
    • Spray-Dip Treatment
    • Posttreatment
    • Personal Safety in Vat-Dipping and Spray-Dipping
  • Mechanical Toxicant Delivery System
Unit 5 Laws and Regulations Affecting Regulatory Pest Control
  • Legislative Authority
    • Federal Programs - APHIS
    • Federal Programs - PHS
    • Federal Programs - FWS
    • State and Local Programs
  • Pesticide Labels and Labeling
    • Labeling Exemptions
    • Registrations Sought by Regulatory Agencies
  • Residues in Food or Feed
Unit 6 Environmental Impact
  • Pesticide Selection
  • Domestic Animals
  • Wildlife
  • Bees
  • Sensitive Areas
Unit 7 Pests
  • Barberry
  • Blackbirds and Starlings
  • Boll Weevil
  • Burrowing Nematode
  • Cattle Fever Ticks
  • Cattle Scabies
  • Cereal Leaf Beetle
  • Citrus Blackfly
  • Equine Infectious Anemia
  • Giant African Snail
  • Golden Nematode
  • Grasshoppers
  • Gypsy Moth
  • Hog Cholera
  • Imported Fire Ant
  • Japanese Beetle
  • Khapra Beetle
  • Mediterranean Fruit Fly
  • Mexican Fruit Fly
  • Mormon Cricket
  • Pink Bollworm
  • Predators
  • Screwworms
  • Sea Lampreys
  • Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis
  • West Indian Sugarcane Root Borer
  • Witchweed

Test Your Knowledge

There is currently no "Test Your Knowledge" section developed for Category 9 Regulatory Pest Control.

Selected Web Sites The following are web links containing information pertaining to Category 9 Regulatory Pest Control:


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)