Public Health Pest Control

WWW Site Cooperators

This site was partially funded by a grant from the
United States Department of Agriculture.

This site was developed by the following individuals from the
Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida/IFAS.

David A. Dame - Adjunct Professor
Thomas R. Fasulo - Extension Entomologist

With assistance from the following:

Angela S. Brammer - Entomology Graduate Student and Copy Editor
Patrick H. Hope - Computer Technician OPS
Pamela J. Howell - Entomology and Nematology Staff
Andrew D. Koehler - Computer Technician OPS
Everett Y. Yang - Entomology and Nematology Research Assistant

Advisory Committee
Herbert T. Bolton - USN, Department of Defense Pest Management Board
Jonathan F. Day - University of Florida/IFAS, Medical Entomology Laboratory
Thomas W. Dean - University of Florida/IFAS, Pesticide Information Office
Eugene J. Gerberg - University of Florida/IFAS, Entomology and Nematology Department
Thomas Loyless - Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
James Robinson - American Mosquito Control Association
Robert I. Rose - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

D.A. Dame and T.R. Fasulo wish to express their gratitude to the agencies and individuals
in numerous states that cooperated by providing their manuals for review and allowed
portions of those manuals to be used in this national effort. These include:

California       Florida       Georgia       Hawaii      
Louisiana       Michigan       Missouri       Nebraska      
Nevada       New Jersey       New York       Ohio      
Oklahoma       Texas       Utah       Washington      
Centers for Disease Control
Department of Defense
Environmental Protection Agency
Tennessee Valley Authority

A special thank you to Robert I. Rose, EPA Biologist, who envisioned the long term need for updated certification and training materials for pesticide applicators and shared with the authors the desire to provide a common format to States with public health certification programs and easy access by the applicators who are responsible for ensuring the safe use of pesticides.

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