A review of the important topics needed to study and pass the Associate Certified Entomologist exam. Episodes will follow the ACE study guide "IPM for the Urban Professional" available from Entomological Society of America. I have enjoyed helping MANY people study and pass the exam! Each episode will be fast paced but focused on the crtical items you need to review and study! Heres the small print: The views, information and opinions are those of the podcaster (me) and not an endorsement of BASF views, information or opinions. Now lets get started!
ACE Mixed Tape Rewind: Stored Product Pests & Pheromones
11:47We will look at Pheromones and Stored Product Pests
ACE Mixed Tape Rewind: Spiders
16:39We will look at the spiders - there are 8 species you are responsible to be familar with and we will look at what you need to know about them.
Bonus : IRAC ( Modes of Action & Resistance) Resource
6:07Listener inspired bonus episode on the IRAC (The Insecticide Resistance Action Committee) and their free website and app. https://irac-online.org/
ACE Mixed Tape Rewind: Cockroaches & Monitoring
20:29Rewind on the important cockroaches and monitoring especially when it comes to cockroaches.
ACE Mixed Tape Rewind: Ants & Flies
22:55Its a review session of ants and flies. We will talk about key species to know and if you have already studied these groups... then it's all a rewind for you!
Insecticide Check in - Know your classes and examples!
17:41Lets go back and make sure you know your chemical classes and examples!
18:04While this domain does not have its own chapter in the ACE study guide, we will discuss what is included. The good news is you have studied 85% of it already!
Safety Dance: Pesticide Safety Part 3
24:06Last segment of the three part series on safety deals with spills, first aid and all the agencies and laws you need to review. This episode probably requires addtional listens!
Safety Dance: Pesticide Safety Part 2
21:59This is all above Personal Protective Equipment or "PPE". We will also talk about Storage and Transportation when dealing with Pesticides. Here is the link for the EPA glove categories: https://oeh.cals.cornell.edu/sites/oeh.cals.cornell.edu/files/shared/documents/pesticides/EPAChemRes.pdf
Safety Dance: Pesticide Safety Part 1
16:00This section deals with toxicity, the label and sds.