Insect Biology - Wood Destroying Pests

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Insect Biology: Wood Destroying Pests

The purpose of this Applicator Recertification CEU course is to help familiarize pest management professionals with damage caused by wood destroying pests and to properly eliminate or minimize their negative effects.Go ahead and get started!

Learning Objectives:

The following is a list of the key points to be discussed within this course.Understanding all main stages of insect development and growth.

  • Understanding the importance of knowledge about insect growth and development for the pest management program.
  • Identifying the different types of termites and other wood-destroying insects and pests.
  • Understanding the biology of termites, which includes the following: development, social structure and order, distribution, and role in nature. 
  • Understanding the four main categories of termites and including the ability of being able to distinguish between them.
  • Understanding the different termite castes, their specific role in the colony, and how to make a distinction among castes. 
  • Understanding how termite colonies are created, what environmental conditions a colony requires in order to survive, and what the colony needs to do in order to maintain these conditions.
  • Understanding the basic termite communication methods within the colony.
  • Identifying the type of wood-destroying pest based on the signs and symptoms on damaged wood.

Texas Course Approval

CourseCourse NumberCEUs
Fatigue in Ag Pilots: Importance and Countermeasures07474262 CEUs in General

Welcome

Welcome to this CEU on Insect Biology: Wood Destroying Pests. My name is Tyler Pettis, director of training at Online Pest Control Courses. As you make your way through the course, be sure to take notes on each section, as there will be a comprehensive exam at the end. Good Luck!

Tyler Pettis - Director of Training

CEU Pricing: $20.00 Each

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