Herbicide - Mode of action CEU

Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
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Those who participate in this course will learn about herbicides, different modes of action, and different herbicide families. Pesticide applicators looking to receive 1 hour of credit for TDA pesticide general CEU can be earned with this course.

Course Information

Whether you're producing agricultural crops or tending a home lawn, weed control is an important part of your success. One effective method of weed control includes the use of herbicides. All herbicide interactions with a plant, from application to final effect, are considered the mode of action. In this course, you will learn about herbicides, different modes of action, and different herbicide families

Once the course is completed and the necessary requirements for each section have been met, you can earn 1 hour of credit for TDA pesticide General CEU.

Modules include:

  • Herbicide resistance and photosynthesis inhibitors
  • Herbicide metabolism and growth regulators
  • Pigment inhibitors and root/shoot inhibitors
  • Lipid synthesis/Amino acid inhibitors

Applicator recertification requirements:

  • Commercial/Noncommercial Applicators: Section 7.24 (t)(2) of the Texas Pesticide Laws and Regulations relating to commercial/noncommercial applicator recertification states 'A commercial or noncommercial applicator may not re-certify their license using department-approved correspondence activities for two consecutive years.'
  • Private Applicators: Section 7.24 (v)(5) of the Texas Pesticide Laws and Regulations relating to private applicator recertification states 'A private applicator may not obtain more than 10 CEUs through correspondence activities in any five-year recertification cycle."

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