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2023–2024 Florida Citrus Production Guide: Useful Telephone Numbers

Jason A. Ferrell and Frederick M. Fishel

National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC)

1-800-858-7378, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Eastern time, Monday–Friday. Provides general information on pesticide products, recognition and management of pesticide poisoning, toxicology, and environmental chemistry.


CHEMTREC® is the Chemical Transportation Emergency Center. It is operated by the Chemical Manufacturers Association to assist in handling chemical emergencies.

Emergency number providing information to persons having large chemical spills or leaks: 1-800-424-9300


Pesticide Information Office: 352-392-4721

UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center: 863-956-1151

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Division of Plant Industry: 352-395-4700

Pesticide Certification/Licensing Office: 850-617-7870

Florida's Poison Control Centers


Publication #PI-15

Release Date:August 16, 2023

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About this Publication

This document is PI-15, one of a series of the Agronomy Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date December 1995. Revised annually. Most recent revision May 2023. Visit the EDIS website at for the currently supported version of this publication.

About the Authors

Jason A. Ferrell, professor, Agronomy Department, and director, Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants; and Frederick M. Fishel, professor (retired), Agronomy Department, and former director, Pesticide Information Office; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.


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