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The Insect Orders: an introduction to taxonomy

This class presents a brief survey of insect taxonomy, starting with Carl Linnaeus, "The Father of Modern Taxonomy", a general description of the characteristics of insects, including life-cycle descriptions, followed by examples of the insects orders that are important to the pest control industry including GHP and wood-destroying organism concerns.

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A Brief History of Pest Control with an introduction to toxicology

This class presents a brief survey of pest control methods and techniques throughout history from the 1800’s to modern integrated pest management. An introduction to toxicology provides students with the concept that different substances and concentrations have different toxic levels as well as defining some important terms to assist in communicating with the public about chemicals used in the pest control industry. You must complete 100 minutes in order to be able to download the Attendance Form.

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