Pesticide Safety Miniposter: Apply the Correct Amount1

R. W. Baldwin, S. K. Hill, Philip Koehler, J. C. Medley and W. Walker 2

Figure 1. Preview image of ENY919/IN959
Figure 1.  Preview image of ENY919/IN959

Abstract

Pest managers must know the proper amount of pesticide product to apply. This poster acquaints new pest control technicians with the basic process of following label instructions to properly dilute pesticides, and it walks technicians through two types of basic equipment calibration. The poster has quick response (QR) codes that link smartphones to online videos illustrating each step in applying the correct amount of pesticides.

Download the interactive PDF: https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/IN/IN95900.pdf

Footnotes

1. This document is ENY-919, one of a series of the Department of Entomology and Nematology, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date August 2012. Reviewed September 2018. Visit the EDIS website at https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu.
2. R. W. Baldwin, assistant professor; S. K. Hill, graduate assistant; Philip Koehler, endowed professor; J. C. Medley, communications specialist; Department of Entomology and Nematology; and W. Walker, senior pest control technician, Department of Housing and Residence Education; UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

Use pesticides safely. Read and follow directions on the manufacturer's label.