Georgia Pest Management Handbook—Homeowner Edition (SB 48)
The Georgia Pest Management Handbook—2016 Homeowner Edition provides current information on selection, application, and safe use of pest control chemicals. This handbook has recommendations for pest control around homes, on pets, for pests of home garden vegetables, fruits and ornamentals, and for pests of public health interest associated with our homes. Cultural, biological, physical, and other types of control are recommended where appropriate.
Recommendations are based on information on the manufacturers' labels and on performance data from research and extension trials at the University of Georgia and sister institutions. Because environmental conditions, the severity of pest pressure, and methods of application by growers vary widely, recommendations do not imply that performance of pesticides will always be acceptable.
Specific rates and application methods are on the pesticide label. Always follow the use instructions and precautions on the pesticide label. Trade and brand names are used only for information. The University of Georgia does not guarantee nor warrant published standards on any product mentioned; neither does the use of a trade or brand name imply approval of any product to the exclusion of others which may also be suitable. Please send improvement suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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- Introductory Material
- Pesticide Emergencies, Important Contacts, Frequently Asked Questions, Abbreviations & Equivalents, Submitting Specimens for Identifications: Collection, Preparation, & Shipment, Using Pesticides Safely & Other Pesticide Information, and Protecting Honey Bees From Pesticides
- Common Pesticide Products Available for Homeowners
- Calibration of Sprayers
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- Additional Resources