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Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Aquatic Plant Management
Name
AGR-3002C3
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
This program may be of use to anyone with an interest in managing aquatic vegetation. It is intended to satisfy NCDA&CS continuing education requirements for state licensed private and commercial pesticide applicators credentialed in the aquatic category (A).
Description
Per the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS), licensed commercial and private pesticide applicators must realize continuing education credit requirements to maintain their workforce eligibility.
This training program will provide state licensed pesticide applicators with instruction relating to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in fulfillment of NCDA&CS continuing education mandates.
Course Objectives
  1. After having completed this training, participants will understand the benefits of aquatic vegetation, and the chemical challenges associated with excessive aquatic vegetation and pesiticides that impact aquatic vegitation. In addition, they will learn to identify commonly observed aquatic plant life, and determine appropriate aquatic plant management (pesticide) and chemical strategies suited to various site conditions. Students will also understand equipment necessary in managing aquatic vegetation.
Outline of Instruction
  1. 1. Introduction to types of aquatic vegetation
    2. Benefits associated with aquatic vegetation
    3. Problems associated with aquatic vegetation
    4. Identification of aquatic plants
    o Algae types
    o Flowering plants
    o Submersed plants
    o Free-floating plants
    o Rooted-floating plants
    o Emergent plants
    5. Aquatic plant management methods and chemical considerations and application
    o Preventative control
    o Mechanical control
    o Biological control
    o Habitat alteration
    o Nutrient management
    o Light inhibition
    o Aeration
    o Drawing down
    o Chemical control
Contact Hours
1.5
CEU's
No
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
N/A
Text and Supplies Needed
N/A
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
N/A
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
N/A
Intended Audience
This program may be of use to anyone with an interest in managing aquatic vegetation. It is intended to satisfy NCDA&CS continuing education requirements for state licensed private and commercial pesticide applicators credentialed in the aquatic category (A).
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • auquatic pesticide application
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Course Contact Information
Janice Neagle
919-866-6265