A study manual for individuals who supervise or apply restricted use soil fumigants. Used in pesticide training for Washington State Department of Agriculture Soil Fumigation licensing exam. The manual covers the entry-level knowledge and skills required for reading, interpreting, and following soil fumigant labels and understanding the basic concepts for the effective use of soil fumigants. It introduces and describes fumigant formulations, explains application principles and factors influencing soil fumigants, their characteristics and use. Safety precautions and a glossary of terms are included. It does NOT cover the use of other types of fumigants (e.g., stored grain or structural) nor is it intended as a how-to manual.
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