The Louisiana Mosquito Control Association publishes the Mosquito Control Training Manual.
This manual contains broad ranging information relating to mosquitoes, their biology, and control methods and techniques.
It is very useful to those individuals seeking certification as a commercial pesticide applicator (Category 8A-Mosquito Control Applicator)
by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.
An online version of the Training Manual is now available free of charge. Click the Table of Contents link to view the online version of the manual.
Printed copies of the manual are still available for purchase. The cost is $15.00 plus $5.00 for shipping and handling. To purchase multiple copies of the training manual, the cost will be $15 per manual, plus shipping of $5 (plus an additional shipping charge of $1 per each additional manual).
3 training manuals would cost $45 ($15 x 3) plus $7 shipping ($5 + $1 + $1), for a total of $52.
Make check or money order payable to Louisiana Mosquito Control Association and mail to Tangipahoa Mosquito Abatement District, 15483 Club Deluxe Road, Hammond, LA 70403. To pay by credit card, call the office at 985-543-0454 (7am-3:30pm, M-F).
The other manual necessary to pass the certification test is the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual, which is published by the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture. This manual may be ordered from the LSU AgCenter at the link below:
This manual may also be viewed online free of charge at the following link: