Maryland Commercial Category 10 - Demonstration and Research 4 Credit Bundle

This course bundle is designed for the Maryland Demonstration and Research Pest Control Applicator. The course bundle contains 4 credits of category specific continuing education approved by the Maryland Department of Agriculture Pesticide Regulation Section. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.


  • Microbial Pest Management – 4 credits


Microbial Pest Management

Course Description

Managing microbial pests in water systems is essential for human health and the wider environment. This course will cover pest identification and methods of control. It will also discuss common application methods and ways to protect yourself from hazards when using biocides.

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the common pests of cooling towers, air washers, evaporative condensers, paper mills, sewer treatment, and the like.
  • Outline the facets of an integrated pest management approach to microbial pest management.
  • Discuss the intricacies of biocide selection, application, and safety.