Suggested Study Material Source List for the Qualified Applicator by ajk11425

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									STATE OF CALIFORNIA                                                             PEST MANAGEMENT AND LICENSING BRANCH
DEPARTMENT OF PESTICIDE REGULATION                                               SUGGESTED STUDY MATERIAL SOURCE LIST
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                                 SUGGESTED STUDY MATERIAL SOURCE LIST

 Purchasing study material is optional, but review of appropriate material can make the difference between
 passing an exam or not. Some material may be available at local libraries, or at your local Farm Advisor’s
 Office. The prices listed below are subject to change and should be verified with the vendor, and the
 Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) does not endorse any product or company mentioned. Instructions
 on how to order the publications can be found at the end of this source list, page 7.

 Laws, Regulations, and Basic Principles
 Study Material                    Price                                                 How to Obtain Study Materials
 Laws and Regulations Study        $15.00
 Guide (2001 Edition).             - The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)        See Website:
                                   sales publication code #626                           http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/lice
                                                                                         nse/lcpubs.htm

                                                                                         • See Source 2 on page 7.

 The Safe and Effective Use of     $30.00                                                 • See Source 1 on page 7.
 Pesticides, Second Edition.       - University of California Agriculture and Natural
 Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer,        Resources sale publication code #3324
 2000.

 Residential, Industrial, and Institutional (Category A)
 Study Material                    Price                                                 How to Obtain Study Materials
 Residential, Industrial, and      $35.00                                                • See Source 1 on page 7.
 Institutional Pest Control,       - University of California Agriculture and Natural
 Second Edition.                   Resources sale publication code #3334
 The Safe and Effective Use of     $35.00                                                 • See Source 1 on page 7.
 Pesticides, Second Edition.       - University of California Agriculture and Natural
 Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer,        Resources sale publication code #3324
 2000.
 Excerpts from USDA Treatment      $12.00                                                See website:
 Manual 2002-04.                   - The Department of Pesticide Regulation, hard copy   http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/lice
                                   sales publication code #644                           nse/lcpubs.htm
                                   -OR-                                                   • See Source 2 on page 7.
                                   $5.00
                                   - CD-ROM copy sales publication #645


 Landscape Maintenance (Category B)
 Study Material                     Price                                                How to Obtain Study Materials
 Landscape Maintenance Pest         $30.00                                               • See Source 1 on page 7.
 Control.                           - University of California Agriculture and Natural
                                    Resources sale publication code #3493
 The Safe and Effective Use of      $35.00                                                • See Source 1 on page 7.
 Pesticides, Second Edition.        - University of California Agriculture and Natural
 Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer,         Resources sale publication code #3324
 2000.
Suggested Study Materials Continued                                                                                 Page 2

Right-of-Way (Category C)
Study Material                        Price                                                How to Obtain Study Materials
Forest and Right-of-Way Pest          $30.00                                               • See Source 1 on page 7.
Control.                              - University of California Agriculture and Natural
                                      Resources sale publication code #3336
The Safe and Effective Use of         $35.00                                               • See Source 1 on page 7.
Pesticides, Second Edition.           - University of California Agriculture and Natural
Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer,            Resources sale publication code #3324
2000.

Plant Agriculture (Category D)
Study Material                        Price                                                How to Obtain Study Materials
Excerpts from USDA Treatment          $12.00                                               See website:
Manual 2002-04.                       - The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR),      http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/lice
                                      hard copy sales publication code #644                nse/lcpubs.htm
                                      $5.00                                                 • See Source 2 on page 7.
                                      - CD-ROM copy sales publication #645
The Safe and Effective Use of         $35.00                                               • See Source 1 on page 7.
Pesticides, Second Edition.           - University of California Agriculture and Natural
Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer,            Resources sale publication code #3324
2000.

Forest (Category E)
Study Material                        Price                                                How to Obtain Study Materials
Forest and Right-of-Way Pest          $30.00 plus 8.75% State sales tax, postage, and      • See Source 1 on page 7.
Control.                              handling
                                      - University of California sale publication code
                                      #3336
The Safe and Effective Use of         $35.00                                               • See Source 1 on page 7.
Pesticides, Second Edition.           - University of California Agriculture and Natural
Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer,            Resources sale publication code #3324
2000.

Aquatic (Category F)
Study Material                        Price                                                How to Obtain Study Materials
Aquatic Pest Control.                 $30.00                                               • See Source 1 on page 7.
                                      - University of California Agriculture and Natural
                                      Resources sales publication code #3337
The Safe and Effective Use of         $35.00                                               • See Source 1 on page 7.
Pesticides, Second Edition.           - University of California Agriculture and Natural
Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer,            Resources sale publication code #3324
2000.
Suggested Study Materials Continued                                                                                   Page 3

Regulatory (Category G)
Study Material                        Price                                              How to Obtain Study Materials
The Safe and Effective Use of         $35.00                                             • See Source 1 on page 7.
Pesticides, Second Edition.           - University of California Agriculture and
Patrick J. OConnor-Marer, 2000.       Natural Resources sale publication code #3324
Plant Industry Food and               No cost                                             • F&A Code Sections online:
Agricultural Code Extracts.                                                                 http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-
                                                                                            bin/calawquery?codesection=fac&
                                                                                            codebody=&hits=20 See Division
                                                                                            6 and 7
Excerpts from USDA Treatment          $12.00                                             See Website:
Manual 2002-04.                       - The Department of Pesticide Regulation           http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/license/l
                                      (DPR), hard copy sales publication code #644       cpubs.htm
                                      $5.00                                               • See Source 2 on page 7.
                                      - CD-ROM copy sales publication #645
Quarantine Commissioner’s             No cost                                            • County Agricultural
Circular and Plant Quarantine                                                               Commissioner’s office
Manual.
Commissioner-Department               No cost                                            • California Department of Food and
Memoranda of Understanding on                                                              Agriculture, Integrated Pest
Control of Injurious Field                                                                 Control Plant Health and Pest
Rodents.                                                                                   Prevention Services, 1220 N
                                                                                           Street, Room A357, Sacramento,
                                                                                           California 95814.

Seed Treatment (Category H)
Study Material                        Price                                              How to Obtain Study Materials
Seed Treatment.                       $1.00                                              • See Source 1 on page 7.
                                      - University of California sale publication code
                                      #2966
The Safe and Effective Use of         $35.00                                             • See Source 1 on page 7.
Pesticides, Second Edition.           - University of California Agriculture and
Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer,            Natural Resources sale publication code #3324
2000.

Animal Agriculture (Category I)
Study Material                        Price                                              How to Obtain Study Materials
Prevention and Control of             No cost                                            See website:
Wildlife Damage. Scott E.                                                                http://wildlifedamage.unl.edu/
Hygnstrom, Robert M. Timm,
and Gary E. Larson. University
of Nebraska Cooperative
Extension. 1994.
The Safe and Effective Use of         $35.00                                             • See Source 1 on page 7.
Pesticides, Second Edition.           - University of California Agriculture and
Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer,            Natural Resources sale publication code #3324
2000.
Common Parasites and Pest of          No cost                                            • See Source 2 on page 7.
Livestock and Poultry in
California. Edmond C. Loomis.
Suggested Study Materials Continued                                                                                 Page 4

Demonstration and Research (Category J)
Study Material                        Price                                         How to Obtain Study Materials
Demonstration and Research            $5.00                                         • See Source 1 on page 7.
Uses of Pesticides. A                 University of California sale publication
downloadable electronic               code #9001
publication.
The Safe and Effective Use of         $35.00                                         • See Source 1 on page 7.
Pesticides, Second Edition.           - University of California Agriculture and
Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer, 2000.      Natural Resources sale publication code
                                      #3324
Research Authorization Program.       No cost                                        • See Source 2 on page 7.

Health Related (Category K)
Study Material                        Price                                         How to Obtain Study Materials
Residential, Industrial, and          $30.00                                        • See Source 1 on page 7.
Institutional Pest Control.           - University of California Agriculture and
Second Edition. 2006.                 Natural Resources sale publication code
                                      #3334
The Safe and Effective Use of         $35.00                                         • See Source 1 on page 7.
Pesticides, Second Edition.           - University of California Agriculture and
Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer,            Natural Resources sale publication code
2000.                                 #3324
Any textbook dealing with             No cost                                        N/A
community pests and related
vector control.

Wood Preservation (Subcategory L)
Study Material                        Price                                         How to Obtain Study Materials
Wood Preservation.                    $15.00                                        • See Source 1 on page 7.
                                      - University of California sale publication
                                      code #3335
The Safe and Effective Use of         $35.00                                         • See Source 1 on page 7.
Pesticides, Second Edition.           - University of California Agriculture and
Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer,            Natural Resources sale publication code
2000.                                 #3324

Antifouling Paints or Coatings Containing Tributyltin (Subcategory M)
Study Material                        Price                                         How to Obtain Study Materials
Tributyltin (TBT). Title 3, Code      No cost                                       • See Source 2 on page 7.
of Regulations chapter 6,
subchapter 2, group 4, article 1.
Certification Training for Safe       $8.00                                         • See Source 2 on page 7.
Handling and Use of Antifouling
Paints Containing TBT.

Sewer Line Root Control (Subcategory N)
Study Material                        Price                                         How to Obtain Study Materials
Sewer Line Pest Control.              $10.00                                        • See Source 2 on page 7.
Suggested Study Materials Continued                                                                                 Page 5

Field Fumigation (Subcategory O)
Study Material                        Price                                        How to Obtain Study Materials
Pesticide Compendium 9                $5.00                                        • Order Online
                                      - University of California Agriculture and   http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/Items/9005.
                                      Natural Resources sale publication code      aspx
                                      #9005                                        • See Source 1 on page 7.


Microbial Pest Control (Subcategory P) - Published study material for this examination is pending
availability in Fall of 2010.
Study Material                        Price                                        How to Obtain Study Materials
The Safe and Effective Use of         $35.00                                       • See Source 1 on page 7.
Pesticides, Second Edition.           - University of California Agriculture and
Patrick J. O’Connor-Marer,            Natural Resources sale publication code
2000.                                 #3324


                                 SUPPLEMENTAL STUDY MATERIAL
Although the examinations are constructed using information primarily from the sources sited above, the
publications listed below may provide supplemental information for persons preparing to take the QAC
examinations.
Study Material                        Price                                        How to Obtain Study Materials
Pest Control Category                 No cost                                      • Review Online
Descriptions                                                                       www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/license/qac.htm

Commercial Applicator Federal         No cost                                       • Review Online
Standards for Certification                                                        www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/license/qac.htm
California Food and Agricultural      No cost                                       • Review Online
Code (Divisions 6, 7, and 13)                                                      www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/legbills/opramen
                                                                                   u.htm

California Code of Regulations        No cost                                       • Review Online
(Title 3)                                                                          www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/inhouse/calcode/
                                                                                   chapter_.htm

General Standards for                 No cost                                       • Review Online
Certification of Commercial                                                        www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/license/ccomapl
Applicators                                                                        gnrstnim.htm

Harvest Aid Materials and             $5.00                                        • See Source 1 on page 7.
Practices for California Cotton.      - University of California Agriculture and
                                      Natural Resources sale publication code
                                      #4043
Herbicide Handbook of the             $35.00
Weed Science, Society of                                                           • Order Online at: www.amazon.com
America (7th Edition). Authored
and Published by the Weed                                                          • Public Library
Science Society of America.
IPM in Practice, Principles and       $30.00                                       • See Source 1 on last page 7.
Methods of Integrated Pest            - University of California Agriculture and
Management. M.L. Flint and P.         Natural Resources sale publication code
Gouveia, 2001.                        #3418
Suggested Study Materials Continued                                                                                 Page 6

Study Material                        Price                                        How to Obtain Study Materials
Landscape Pest Identification         $15.00                                       • See Source 1 on last page 7.
Cards.                                - University of California Agriculture and
                                      Natural Resources sale publication code
                                      #3513
Natural Enemies Handbook. The         $35.00                                       • See Source 1 on last page 7.
Illustrated Guide to Biological       - University of California Agriculture and
Control. 1998.                        Natural Resources sale publication code
                                      #3386
Pests of Landscape Trees and          $42.00                                       • See Source 1 on last page 7.
Shrubs.                               - University of California Agriculture and
                                      Natural Resources sale publication code
                                      #3359
Plant Growth Regulators.              $7.00                                        • See Source 1 on last page 7.
                                      - University of California Agriculture and
                                      Natural Resources sale publication code
                                      #4047

Plants Indoors. Their Care and        $1.50                                        • See Source 1 on last page 7.
Feeding.                              - University of California Agriculture and
                                      Natural Resources sale publication code
                                      #2941
Weeds of California and Other         $100.00                                      • See Source 1 on last page 7.
Western States. Joseph M.             - University of California Agriculture and
DiTomaso and Evelyn A. Healy,         Natural Resources sale publication #3488
2007.
Principles of Weed Control.           $85.00                                       • See Source 1 on last page 7.
Third Edition. 2002.                  - University of California Agriculture and
                                      Natural Resources sale publication code
                                      #3504
Turfgrass Pest Management             $5.00                                        Order online at:
Guidelines.                           - University of California Agriculture and   www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/selectnewp
                                      Natural Resources sale publication code      est.turfgrass.html
                                      #3365
                                                                                   See Source 1 on last page 7.
Weeds of the West. 2000.              $35.00                                       • See Source 1 on last page 7.
                                      - University of California Agriculture and
                                      Natural Resources sale publication code
                                      #3350
Wildlife Pest Control Around          $25.00                                       • See Source 1 on last page 7.
Gardens and Homes, Second             - University of California Agriculture and
Edition. 2006.                        Natural Resources sale publication code
                                      #21385
Pests of Landscape Trees and          $42.00                                       • See Source 1 on last page 7.
Shrubs.                               - University of California Agriculture and
                                      Natural Resources sale publication code
                                      #3359
Suggested Study Materials Continued                                                                  Page 7



                                      HOW TO OBTAIN STUDY MATERIALS


           SOURCE 1 – STUDY MATERIAL AVAILABLE AT UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

1. Write to:      Communication Services
                  Publications, Agriculture & Natural Resources
                  University of California
                  6701 San Pablo Ave, 2nd Floor
                  Oakland, CA 94608-1239

2. Call: (800) 994-8849 or (510) 642-2431

3. Order Online: www.anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu

4. Visit your local County Farm Advisor’s office (University of California Cooperative Extension).




                              SOURCE 2 – STUDY MATERIAL AVAILABLE AT DPR

1. Write to:
                  Department of Pesticide Regulation
                  Attn: Publications
                  P.O. Box 4015
                  Sacramento, CA 95812-4015

2. Call:          (916) 323-3885

3. The Study Materials Publication Form can be found at http://admin/docs/forms/dpr-003.pdf.

Please make your check or money order payable to: Cashier, Department of Pesticide Regulation.

								
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