PESTICIDE FORMULATIONS

 

COURSE SYLLABUS

Course Description

A pesticide formulation is a combination of active and inert ingredients that forms an end-use pesticide product. Pesticides are formulated to make them safer or easier to use. There are many formulations available for various pest control sites and situations, and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

•  Explain why pesticides are formulated for end use.

•  List the factors to consider when choosing a formulation for a specific site or situation.

•  Discuss the properties of common formulations.

 

Lesson 1

Formulations: An Overview
Liquid Formulations

Lesson 2

Dry or Solid Formulations
Other Formulations
Pesticide Mixtures
Adjuvants

Final Assessment

 

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