Top 5 Ornamental Pests: Identification and Control
Understanding the biology and life cycles of common damage-causing insects and strategies for controlling them.View Online Course
Understanding the mosquito life cycle and developing strategies for an effective mosquito and perimeter pest control plan.View Online Course
This course will help you carry out a plan for effective mosquito and perimeter pest control. Discussion topics include the mosquito life cycle and biology, information about breeding sites, identifying different types of mosquitoes, and the diseases certain species carry. You will learn about management options that consist of perimeter treatments, larvicides, source reductions, and biological controls, as well as the common pitfalls that prevent effectiveness. This course will prepare you to perform applications using the correct label rates and identify the proper treatment sites.
Brian Mount is the Technical Service Manager for all FMC insecticides nationwide. He has a Master of Science in Entomology from the University of Nebraska and is a Board Certified Entomologist (BCE). With 26 years in the pest control industry, Brian has unique insight into the types of issues that pest professionals deal with every day.
This course has been approved for the following GCSAA education points:
To qualify for 0.50 education points, participants must complete at least 5 of the online courses that have been approved by GCSAA.
An approval code will be revealed after you complete the video. You must submit the approval code to GCSAA and use February 1 as the event date. You can record your attendance by using the online Education Point Affidavit in the Submit Points area of www.gcsaa.org. By using the online affidavit, your education points will automatically populate your educational history. If you do not have access to the Internet, you can call GCSAA at (800) 472-7878 and submit the code by phone.