U13SG - of a chemical What are the different classifications of pesticides and how are they ranked Why is it important to understand an

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Unit 13- Biological Control Study Guide Unit Objectives 1. Relate 4 major events in the history of pest control. 2. Describe the major types of insecticides and give and example of each. 3. Describe in detail how organophosphates and carbamates interfere with the normal functioning of the nervous system. 4. Describe how toxicity of insecticides is measured. 5. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of insecticides. Define Insecticide Pesticide Silent Spring DDT LD 50 Toxicity If you had been one of Napolean’s soldiers, how would you probably have died? What are some of the modes of entry for chemical controls? What are some of the modes of action of chemical controls? What is the difference between a trade name and a chemical name and a common name
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Unformatted text preview: of a chemical? What are the different classifications of pesticides, and how are they ranked? Why is it important to understand an insecticide’s label? When is a good time for a farmer to treat a field? How did you do on the toxicity quiz? Were you surprised at the results? How are different types of insecticides classified? Why are organochlorines no longer used? Why would you not want to use a carbamate in your garden? What are IGRs? How do they work? Why are they considered safe? What are some other ways to control pest insects other than with insecticides? What is pesticide resistance? What are some of the disadvantages of using insecticides?...
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This note was uploaded on 07/23/2011 for the course ENY 3005 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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U13SG - of a chemical What are the different classifications of pesticides and how are they ranked Why is it important to understand an

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