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This course is designed for nursery employees who work in screenhouses and greenhouses. It is designed to help employees understand how prevent insects and diseases from getting in to infest plants.

This course was developed by Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, a citrus IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist and the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM).

This course has NOT been approved for CEUs.

For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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The purpose of this course is to provide information to retail nursery and garden center personnel to limit psyllid infestations in these environments and minimize their role in psyllid and disease spread. This includes understanding the biology of the insect and disease, how to look for each of them, existing control strategies, and best management practices in a nursery setting.

This course was developed by Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, a citrus IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist and the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM).

This course has NOT been approved for CEUs.

For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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The purpose of this course is to provide information to urban audiences on limiting psyllid infestations in gardens and landscapes and minimizing their role in psyllid and disease spread. This includes understanding the biology of the insect and disease, how to look for each of them, existing control strategies, and best management practices in urban settings.

This course was developed by Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, a citrus IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist and the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM).

This course has NOT been approved for CEUs.

For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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This course was developed for pest management professionals, pest control advisors, pesticide applicators, and growers. It is designed to teach about the lifecycle and habits of citricola scale, Coccus pseudomagnoliarum and the Metaphycus parasites that lay their eggs in it. This course will also discuss damage to citrus, sampling methods, and biological and chemical control of citricola scale.

This course was developed by Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, a citrus IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist and the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (1.0 hour Other), Certified Crop Advisor (0.5 IPM), and the Arizona Department of Agriculture (1.0 credit).

For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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This course was developed by the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) for retail and garden center employees and others who advise consumers about the best tools and products for solving pest problems. It gives a basic introduction to the principles of Integrated Pest Management, including information about pest identification, changing conditions that favor pests, and combining various least-toxic methods for the best long-term management of pests.

This course has NOT been approved for CEUs.

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video. For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at  creynolds@ucanr.edu

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This course was developed for pest management professionals, pest control advisors, pesticide applicators, and growers. It is designed to teach about the lifecycle and habits of citrus red mite, Panonychus citri and the predatory mite, Euseius tularensis, that feeds on it. This course will also discuss a virus that can cause the citrus red mite to die as well as other citrus red mite management strategies.

This course was developed by Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, a citrus IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist and the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (1.0 hour Other), Certified Crop Advisor (0.5 IPM), and the Arizona Department of Agriculture (1.0 credit).

For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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This course was developed for pest management professionals, pest control advisors, pesticide applicators, and growers. It is designed to teach about the lifecycle and habits of the citrus peelminer, Marmara gulosa. This course will also discuss damage to citrus and other crops, sampling methods, and biological and chemical control of citrus peelminer.

This course was developed by Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, a citrus IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist and the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (1.0 hour Other), Certified Crop Advisor (0.5 IPM), and the Arizona Department of Agriculture (1.0 credit).

For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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This course was developed for pest management professionals, pest control advisors, pesticide applicators, and growers. It is designed to teach about the lifecycle and habits of the cottony cushion scale and the predatory vedalia beetle. The coursework will improve your pest and natural enemy recognition, teach sampling methods and thresholds for treatment, and provide a management strategy.

This course was developed by Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, a citrus IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist and the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (1.0 hour Other), Certified Crop Advisor (0.5 IPM), and the Arizona Department of Agriculture (1.0 credit).

For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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This course was developed for pest management professionals, pest control advisors, pesticide applicators, and growers. It is designed to teach about the lifecycle and habits of the forktailed bush katydid Scudderia furcata. This course will also show katydid damage, discuss other katydid species, and provide a management strategy.

This course was developed by Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, a citrus IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist and the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (1.0 hour Other), Certified Crop Advisor (0.5 IPM), and the Arizona Department of Agriculture (1.0 credit).

For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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This course was developed for pest management professionals, pest control advisors, pesticide applicators, and growers. It is designed to teach about the life cycle and habits of the California red scale, Aonidiella aurantii and natural enemies such as the wasp parasites Aphytis melinus and Comperiella bifasciata, that lay their eggs in or on it.  This module will also discuss chemical and biological control of California red scale.

This course was developed by Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, a citrus IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist and the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (1.0 hour Other), Certified Crop Advisor (0.5 IPM), and the Arizona Department of Agriculture (1.0 credit).

For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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This course was developed primarily for professional pesticide applicators working in turf and landscape, but can be helpful to anyone who applies pesticides. Learners will be able to describe why calibration is important and be able to list the materials and tools needed in order to calibrate equipment. They will see various examples of pesticide application equipment for liquid, granular, and soil drenching and soil injection applications. The course includes many examples of calculations needed to calibrate equipment.

This course was developed by the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (1.5 hours Other), the Structural Pest Control Board (1.5 hours Technical [Br 2 or 3] for FR and Operators OR 1.5 hours Pesticide Application and Use for Applicators), Certified Crop Advisor (1.0 IPM), Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture (1.0 for Certified Arborists and 1.0 Practice for Board Certified Arborists), and the Arizona Department of Agriculture (1.5 credits).

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video. For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

The fee for this course is $15.  To purchase and enroll in it, click the following button. If you do not need CEUs, view the content of this course on YouTube for free.


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This course was designed primarily for Pest Control Advisors and other licensed pesticide applicators to teach about fungicide resistance, insecticide resistance, and herbicide resistance. It provides information on the mechanisms of pesticide resistance and how it has developed as well as information on managing or delaying resistance.

This course was developed by the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (2 hours Other), Certified Crop Advisor (1.5 IPM), and the Arizona Department of Agriculture (2.0 credits).

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video. For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

The fee for this course is $20.  To purchase and enroll in it, click the following button. If you do not need CEUs, view the content of this course on YouTube for free.


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Pest Control Advisors, pesticide handlers, and growers who take this course will learn to analyze pesticide labels and extract information relevant to the specific setting and situation in order to safely apply pesticides and avoid illegal residue while complying with all label directions.

This course was developed by the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (2.0 hours Laws & Regs), Certified Crop Advisor (1.0 IPM), Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture (2.0 for Certified Arborists and 2.0 Practice for Board Certified Arborists), and the Arizona Department of Agriculture (2.0 credits).

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video. For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu.

The fee for this course is $40.  To purchase and enroll in it, click the following button. If you do not need CEUs, view the content of this course on YouTube for free.


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This course was developed for landscape pest management professionals, pest control advisors, and pesticide applicators. It provides general information about herbicides – how they are classified, how they work, and what properties affect runoff and leaching. The module draws attention to several herbicides commonly detected in urban waterways, lists steps to choose the best herbicide for a given situation, and gives practical solutions for reducing herbicide use. Also discussed are alternative weed management methods and tips on applying herbicides in a way that minimizes runoff and leaching while protecting water quality.

This course was developed by the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (1.0 hour Other), Certified Crop Advisor (0.5 IPM), and the Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture (1.0 for Certified Arborists and 1.0 Practice for Board Certified Arborists).

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video. For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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This course was developed for landscape pest management professionals, structural pest control operators, pest control advisors, and pesticide applicators. It discusses two important insecticides that are being detected in California waterways and gives some practical solutions for reducing their movement or mitigating their effects.

This course was developed by the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (1.0 hour Other) the Structural Pest Control Board (1.0 hour Technical [Br 2 or 3]), Certified Crop Advisor (0.5 IPM), and the Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture (1.0 for Certified Arborists and 1.0 Practice for Board Certified Arborists).

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video. For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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This course was developed for landscape pest management professionals, structural pest control operators, pest control advisors, and pesticide applicators. It describes the different ways pesticides can get into our waterways and gives practical steps in reducing pesticide movement from the site of application.

This course was developed by the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (1.0 hour Other) the Structural Pest Control Board (1.0 hour Technical [Br 2 or 3] for FR and Operators), Certified Crop Advisor (0.5 IPM), and the Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture (1.0 for Certified Arborists and 1.0 Practice for Board Certified Arborists).

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video. For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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This course was developed for landscape pest management professionals, structural pest control operators, pest control advisors, and pesticide applicators. It teaches basic IPM principles, discusses when a pesticide is really necessary and explains the various properties of pesticides and how they influence pesticide movement in the environment.

This course was developed by the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (1.0 hour Other), the Structural Pest Control Board (1.0 hour towards IPM), Certified Crop Advisor (0.5 IPM), and the Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture (1.0 for Certified Arborists and 1.0 Practice for Board Certified Arborists).

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video. For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

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Pest Control Advisers, pesticide handlers, and growers who take this course will learn to follow specific label instructions and the California Code of Regulations (CCR) and will be able to demonstrate how to select the proper PPE, use it, remove it, and dispose of it or clean and store it before, during, and after each incidence of pesticide handling and application. 

This course was developed by the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (1.5 hours Laws & Regs), Certified Crop Advisor (1.0 IPM), Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture (1.0 for Certified Arborists and 1.0 Practice for Board Certified Arborists), and the Arizona Department of Agriculture (1.5 credits).

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video. For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu

The fee for this course is $30.  To purchase and enroll in it, click the following button. If you do not need CEUs, view the content of this course on YouTube for free.


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This course is intended for pest management professionals (PMPs) who provide, or would like to provide, pest management services in schools and child care centers. This course presents information on the Healthy Schools Act and on using integrated pest management, or IPM, methods in schools and child care centers. A third component of the course helps PMPs comply with the Healthy Schools Act and expand their business.

This course was developed by the Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH) and the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) and is accredited by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (0.5 hour Laws & Regs and 1.0 hour Other) and by the Structural Pest Control Board (1.0 hour Rules and Regulations and 1 hour IPM). This course meets the annual training requirement of the Healthy Schools Act.

The course contains video so it requires a computer that can play audio and video. For more information including technical requirements please contact: Cheryl Reynolds, UC ANR at creynolds@ucanr.edu