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Author(s):Fender, Douglas
Author Affiliation:Executive Director, The American Sod Producers Association, Rolling Meadows, Illinois
Title:Turfgrass pesticides: Their positive role in our environment
Source:Divots. Vol. 44, No. 4, May 1994, p. 9-11.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Fairborn, Ohio: Miami Valley Golf Course Superintendents Association.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Pesticide use; Pesticide safety; Education; Chemical applicators; Statistics
Sports Turf Canada Keywords: Pests/Pesticides
Abstract/Contents:Covers statistics of pesticide use as well as injuries and illnesses related to pesticide use. Also offers these 8 common sense guidelines to ensure pesticide safety: 1) Accurately determine the "target" pest, 2) Know the size of the area to be treated, 3) Carefully read all label directions, 4) Be familiar with the operation of your sprayer or other application device, 5) Mix and use only the amount of chemical required to treat the smallest area needed, 6) Thoroughly wash all items used in the chemical application procedure, 7) Use common sense whenever you're using chemicals, 8) Be a good neighbor by knowing special sensitivities of people, plants and pets.
Note:Reprint appears in Sports Turf Newsletter, 5(1) March 1992, p. 4-5
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Fender, D. 1994. Turfgrass pesticides: Their positive role in our environment. Divots. 44(4):p. 9-11.
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