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   Lesson 7
1. What are the types of agriculture
pesticide applicators?
   Private applicators
       use restricted-use pesticides on their own property
   Commercial applicators
       paid to use pesticides on someone else’s property
2. Who certifies these applicators
and how are they certified?
   Arizona Department of Agriculture
       Caries out programs in the areas of pesticide
        registration and use
       Requires all to pass an examination yearly
    3. What are the eight required permits,
    certificates, and licenses that the
    Environmental Services division issues
    concerning pesticides?
   Growers permit
        issued to growers who buy pesticides for their
         own crops
   Sellers permit
        to dealers who sell and distribute pesticides
   Custom applicators license
         for those who apply pesticides for hire by ground
         application and air
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   Equipment license
        required for each piece of
        custom application equipment
   Agricultural Aircraft Pilot’s
    License
        required for any person who
        acts as an agriculture aircraft
        pilot
   Agricultural Pest Control
    Advisor License
        to act as an authority and
        written pesticide use
        recommendations in the pest
        management field
4. What must be on every pesticide
label? Locate them on your label
   Trade name
   Common name
   Formulation
   What insect it will control
   Net contents – total amount of chemical in
    container
   Name and address of the manufacturer of the
    pesticide
5. What are three possible signal
words that a pesticide label could
contain and what do they mean?
   Danger
       high toxicity
       a taste to a teaspoon could kill an average person
   Warning
       moderate toxicity
       a teaspoon to a tablespoon kills
   Caution
       low toxicity; relatively harmless
       takes an ounce to more than a pint to kill the average
        person
6. What are some precautionary
statements on a pesticide label?
                      Hazardous to humans
                       and domestic animals
                      Hazardous to the
                       environment
                      Physical and chemical
                       hazards
                      Keep out of reach of
                       children
7. What does the pesticide label
directions tell us?
   Identifies pests controlled by product
   Crop, animals, or other sites on which it may be used
   How, when and where to apply
   How much to use

				
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