I. OBJECTIVES OF CERTIFICATION TRAINING
Materials and Reviews
California – Bruce Eldridge, University of California, Davis
Florida – Thomas Loyless, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Georgia – Paul Guillebeau, Georgia Cooperative Extension Service
Hawaii – George Kitaguchi, Hawaii Department of Health
Louisiana – Lamar Meek, Louisiana State University
Michigan – Carolyn Randall, Michigan State University Extension Service
Missouri – Flernoy Jones, University of Missouri Cooperative Extension Service
Nebraska – Clyde Ogg, Nebraska Cooperative Extension Service
Nevada – Wayne Johnson, Nevada Cooperative Extension Service
New Jersey – Christine Musa, Warren County Mosquito Control
New York – Ronald Gardner, Cornell Cooperative Extension Service
North Carolina – Barry Engber, North Carolina Department of Environmental and Natural Resources
Ohio – Richard Berry, Ohio Department of Health
Oklahoma – Jim Criswell, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service
Texas – Jimmy Olson, Texas A&M University
Utah – Clark Burgess, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food
Washington – Carol Ramsay, Washington State University Cooperative Extension Service
Centers for Disease Control – Chester Moore, Division Vector Borne Infectious Diseases; Janet McAllister, Division Parasitic Diseases
Department of Defense – Donald Driggers, Armed Forces Pest Management Board
Environmental Protection Agency – Robert Rose, Training and Certification Division
Deanna Branscome, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida|
Gary Clark, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Alan Curtis, Indian River Mosquito Control, Vero Beach Florida
Richard Davis, Vector-borne Diseases Section, California Department of Health Services
Jessica Dewey, Wildlife Services, APHIS, USDA
George Edwards, Department of Plant Industry, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Durland Fish, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, Yale School of Medicine
Nancy Hinkle, University of California, Riverside
Jerome Hogsette, Agricultural Research Service, USDA
Robert Novak, Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, Illinois
Jimmy Olson, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University
Ray Parsons, Harris County (Texas) Mosquito Control
Pamela Reynolds, New Mexico Environmental Department
M. Thomas Sanford, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida
Clay W. Scherer, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida
Herbert Bolton – United States Navy, Department of Defense Pest Management Board|
Jonathan Day – University of Florida, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory
Thomas Dean – University of Florida, Pesticide Information Office
Eugene Gerberg – University of Florida, Entomology and Nematology Department
Thomas Loyless – Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
James Robinson – Pasco County (Florida) Mosquito Control
Robert Rose – Environmental Protection Agency, Certification and Worker Protection Branch
Reference Materials Submitted
|California||Pesticide Applications and Safety Training for Applicators of Public Health Pesticides. Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California. 88 pp.|
|Florida||Public Health Pest Control Applicator Training Manual. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. 1998. 30 pp.
Imported Fire Ants and Their Management in Florida. SP 161. University of Florida. 1994. 20 pp.
|Georgia||Public Health Pest Control. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service. 1993. 51 pp.|
|Hawaii||Vector Control Training Manual. Hawaii State Department of Health. 1991. 127 pp.|
|Louisiana||Mosquito Control Training Manual. Commercial Pesticide Applicator. Category 8A – Mosquito Control. Louisiana Mosquito Control Association. 1993. 119 pp.|
|Michigan||General Pest Management, A Guide for Commercial Applicators. Extension Bulletin E-2048. Michigan State University Extension. 1998. 231 pp.
Public Health Pest Management. Extension Bulletin E-2049. Michigan State University Cooperative Extension Service. 139 pp.
|Minnesota||Category L, Mosquito. Pesticide Applicator Training Manual. University of Minnesota Extension Service. 2000. 98 pp.|
|Missouri||Public Health Pest Control Manual 98. University of Missouri – Columbia Extension Service. 1989. 35 pp.|
|Nebraska||Public Health Pest Control for the Commercial/Noncommercial Pesticide Applicator. University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension. 76 pp.|
|Nevada||Nevada Pesticide Applicator's Certification Workbook. SP-87-7. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. 1997. 194 pp.|
|New Jersey||Pesticide Applicator Training, Category 8B, Mosquito Pest Control. Rutgers Cooperative Extension. 1998. 52 pp.
Commercial Pesticide Operator Training Manual. Warren County Mosquito Extermination Commission. 1994. 18 pp.
|New York||Pesticide Applicator Training Manual, Category 8, Public Health Pest Control. Cornell University Cooperative Extension. 1983. 175 pp.|
|Ohio||Mosquito Pest Management. Bull. 641. Ohio State University Extension. 1998. 11 pp.|
|Texas||Using Pesticides, Commercial Applicator Manual, Health-Related Pest Control. Texas Agricultural Extension Service. 1977. 30 pp.|
|Utah||Public Health Pest Control, Pesticide Application and Safety Training Study Guide. Utah Department of Agriculture. 1996. 21 pp.|
|Washington||Public Health Pest Control. Washington State Cooperative Extension Service. 42 pp.|
|Federal||Guidelines for Arbovirus Surveillance in the United States. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 1993. 83 pp.
Introduction to Arthropods of Public Health Importance, HEW Publ. (CDC) 79-8139. U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. 1979. 48 pp.
Military Pest Management Handbook. Chapter 7. Medically Important Arthropods. Defense Pest Management Information Analysis Center. 1992. 67 pp.
Mosquito Handbook. A Guide to Identification and Management. Tennessee Valley Authority. 29 pp.
Mosquitoes of Public Health Importance and Their Control. Vector-Borne Disease Control Self Study Course 3013-G. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 1993. 85 pp.
Mosquitoes: Their Biology and Control (An IPM Approach). National Park Service, National Capital Region, 1980. 49 pp. (unpublished pamphlet)
Pictorial Keys. Arthropods, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals of Public Health Importance. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 1994. 192 pp.
Tick-borne Diseases: Vector Surveillance and Control. Defense Pest Management Information Analysis Center. 1998. 74 pp.
Venomous Arthropod Handbook. Envenomization, Symptoms/Treatment, Identification and Control. U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. 1977. 49 pp.
III. BIOLOGY REVIEW
Principal classes of arthropods are: