Pesticide Risk Reduction Education, 2002 - present
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ItemTurf and Ornamental Pest Control--A Guide for Commercial Pesticide Applicators(University of Hawaii, 2002-03)This guide intended for use in training programs covers the basic biology and types of common insect pests, plant diseases, weeds, and snails and slugs that affect ornamental plants, including turf, in Hawaii.
ItemSpecial Local Need Labeling for Pesticides in Hawaii(University of Hawaii, 2003-12)An SLN label is an extension of the label on a pesticide container. It allows the product's use on particular crops, animals, objects, or sites not covered on the product label. SLNs are often developed to cover uses on minor crops or in emergency situations. This publication covers the basic rules and how to obtain and interpret an SLN label.
ItemRights-of-Way Weed Control--A Guide for Commercial Pesticide Applicators(University of Hawaii, 2007-10)This guide intended for use in training programs covers plant basics, vegetation management including types of herbicides and application methods, common weeds found in Hawaii, and woody plant and aquatic weed control; a glossary, review questions, and measurement conversions are included.
ItemDoes the Worker Protection Standard Apply to You?(University of Hawaii, 2001-06)This publication briefly describes the federal regulation that requires agricultural employers to protect their employees from pesticides in the workplace.
ItemCalibrating Your Sprayer(University of Hawaii, 2004-06)Accurately estimating the quantity of tank mixture for a given field spraying job depends on having calibrated the spray equipment and quantified associated application parameters. Example worksheets for determining the necessary information are given. An online spreadsheet to assist the process is referenced.