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2009 Aquatic Weed Control Short Course
Aquatic, Upland and Invasive Weed Control; 
Aquatic Plant Identification

May 4-7, 2009

Coral Springs Marriott Hotel, Golf Club and Convention Center
Coral Springs, Florida

EXAM SCORESWho Should Attend? Specialized TrainingTentative AgendaSpecial Sessions Continuing Education UnitsConcurrent Sessions Certification ExaminationsPreparation for ExamsLive Plant & Weed ExhibitIFAS PublicationsRegistration InformationMeeting Site and Hotel Sponsor OpportunitiesSponsor AppreciationRelated SitesTravel & Area InformationFor Further InformationFlorida CEUs available (PDF)

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Preparation for Exams

During the short course presentations will review a great deal of the material that will be covered on the General Standards (CORE), aquatic, natural area, and right-of-way category certification exams. In addition, it is highly recommended that you review the appropriate Pesticide Application Training Manual for the categories you will be testing in.


Training Manuals:


Questions for the pesticide certification exams are derived from training manuals available from the University of Florida, IFAS Bookstore. You may order these manuals at ANY time through the bookstore’s website or by calling (800) 226-1764.


These manuals are approximately 100 pages long. In order to insure that you have adequate time to read these materials and prepare for the exams, you are encouraged to purchase manuals prior to the short course.

Suggested Manuals:



Bookstore ID Code
Applying Pesticides Correctly General Standards (CORE) SM001
Aquatic Pest Control Aquatic SM003
Natural Areas Weed Management Natural Areas SP295
Right-of-Way Pest Control Right-of-Way SM09
Ornamental and Turfgrass Pest Management Ornamental & Turf SM007


For other category manuals visit the IFAS Bookstore online or call (800) 226-1764.


Review Session• Wednesday, May 6, 2009 • 7:00-9:00pm:


An informal study session will be offered for those who wish to ask questions and receive additional instruction on examination topics.


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