Aquatic Weed Control Short Course

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Aquatic Weed Control Short Course

August 22-25

Orlando, Florida

(Registration Closed)

For over 45 years, the University of Florida has offered training and continuing education for Florida’s pesticide applicators through the Aquatic Weed Control Short Course. This four-day training event features leading experts in aquatic and upland vegetation management and is designed to benefit those new to the industry as well as experienced professionals seeking a comprehensive update.

The UF/IFAS Bookstore will be there with special “swag” items for participants, training manuals and other resources available for sale.



Aquatic Pest Control Training Manual (Aquatic Category Exam)

Kenneth A. Langeland, Frederick M. Fishel, and Lyn A. Gettys

2nd edition (2014)

This is the exam preparation and general reference manual for commercial or public applicators seeking certification and licensure to apply pesticides for aquatic plant control in Florida. The book includes information on the history of aquatic plant management in Florida; rules and regulations of aquatic plant management; herbicide technology; adjuvants in aquatic plant management; equipment selection and methods of application; nonherbicide control methods; environmental and public health considerations and aquatic plant identification.

154 pp.


Aquatic Plant Identification Deck

Identify aquatic and wetland plants of Florida’s lakes, rivers, swamps and wetlands. This new edition is revised with up-to-date scientific and common names for 72 species and is printed on water-resistant synthetic paper. Each card includes full color photographs on one side and identification text on the back. This 3″ X 4″ ID deck is designed for professionals in environmental agencies and companies, students, and anyone interested in Florida’s aquatic ecosystems.

72 cards, ring bound


Freshwater Plants in the Southeastern United States

Recognize and identify freshwater plants in the field with our new laminated full-color recognition guide. For students and professionals. This guide folds out for an easy view of dozens of plants at one time. Essential plant characteristics are pictured with brief text descriptions where needed. Encapsulated with heavy-duty 3mm laminate for protection from the elements and made to last for many field trips.


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Posted: August 22, 2022

Category: Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Aquatic Weed Control Short Course, UF IFAS Bookstore

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