The participant will learn techniques for scouting, monitoring, and sampling for pests. By the end of this module, the participant will be able to correctly identify which techniques would work for different pests.
In this module, the participant will learn how to collect insects for identification and how to preserve insects. The participant will also learn the “do’s” and “don't's” of collecting insects.
In this module, the participant will learn how to collect samples of plants for disease analysis. The “do’s” and “don’ts” of collecting plant samples will be discussed including the proper collection techniques and where to send samples.
In this module, the participant will learn how nematodes affect turf and ornamentals and how to sample for nematodes. Proper sample handling will also be discussed.