Aquatic Weed Control Short Course

May 6-9, 2013
Coral Springs Marriott Hotel
Coral Springs, Florida

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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 8, 2013 • 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.


LakeIFAS Publication Sales


Aquatic weed, weed science, and aquatic plant extension publications from the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) will be available for sale at the short course. You will be able to choose from plant identification books, pesticide training manuals, educational videos, weed control guides, and related publications. For advance purchases, please contact the IFAS Extension Bookstore at (352) 392-1764.


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Conference Deadlines

Regular Registration Deadline:
  April 5, 2013


Hotel Reservation Deadline:
  April 12, 2013

    - Overflow Hotel


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