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EV 231
Pesticide Licensing for Viticulture


Credits: 1
Clock Hours per Quarter: 10

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:10


Description
Preparation for the State of Washington Private Applicator's pesticide licensing exam with a special focus on wine grapes. Successful completion of this and the state exam will result in issuance of the Washington State Private Applicator's Pesticide License.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe Washington State Pesticide Laws.
  • Identify different formulas and their functions and calculate them properly.
  • Recognize pesticide chemical groups and formulations.
  • Show knowledge of how to use application equipment.
  • Identify different types of record keeping and their criteria for completeness.
  • List the different fates of pesticides in the environment.
  • Label a diagram of an insect.
  • Identify properly the cause of a plant symptom and its pesticide control.
  • Practice safety and first aid of pesticides and show proper pesticide handling.
  • Ability to calibrate equipment for different chemical applications.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Best Management Practices with an emphasis on Integrated Pest Management.
  • Identify the problem and its solutions when dealing with a plant symptom, using insects or plant diseases as criteria.
  • Identify all of the parts of the label and use these to apply the chemical correctly.

  • Course Topics
  • Federal and Washington Pesticide Laws
  • Pesticide Formulations
  • Pesticide Label
  • Pesticide Hazards and Health
  • Using Pesticides Safely
  • Pesticides and the Environment
  • Application Equipment and Calibration
  • Conversions and Calculations
  • Introduction to Pests and Pest Management
  • Management of Insects and Mites
  • Weeds and Weed Control
  • Vertebrate Pest Management
  • Plant diseases and Plant Health

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    EV 231
    Spring 2014
    0578
    Jeffrey Popick
    EV 231
    Spring 2008
    5082
    William Griffith
    EV 231
    Fall 2007
    0314
    Charlene Flanigan
    EV 231
    Fall 2007
    5082
    Charlene Flanigan
    EV 231
    Summer 2007
    5082
    Charlene Flanigan


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.