Flashcards in NAVMED P 5010 CH 8 Deck (56)
WHAT DOES (DVECC) STAND FOR?
Disease Vector Ecology and Control Centers
Refers to organisms, primarily arthropods and rodents
DEFINITION OF A VECTOR
Provides specialized support in the area of stored products pest management
Who must attend pest control training?
THE SEL MDR & PMT Corpsman
How often is shipboard pest control training conducted?
Once a year.
Is any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest
Definition of Pesticides
Acaricides, avicides, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, molluscicides, nematocides, rodenticides
Are Shipboard Pesticides
A substance used to control mites, scorpions, spiders, ticks and related organisms
A substance used to control fungi
A substance used to control un-desired vegetation
A substance used to control insects, sometimes used in a broader sense to include the control of arthropods other than insects.
Used to control the adult stage of an insect
Used to control the larval stage of an insect.
Used against the egg stage of an insect.
Used to control snails and other mollusks
Used to control rodents.
Are compounds of mineral origin and mainly include arsenic, copper, mercury, sulfur or zinc
Are a group of synthetic organic compounds with one or more chlorine atoms. Chlordane, dieldrin, and DDT are examples
Synthetic compounds containing phosphorous
Are synthetic compounds of salts or esters of carbamic acid. Carbaryl and propoxur are examples
Are pesticides of plant origin. Pyrethrums and rotenone are examples.
They are effective for penetrating cracks and crevices. They may be used around electrical equipment or power
Consists of droplets of an emulsifiable pesticide dispersed in a diluent in such a way as to prevent separation of the two components
Suspension of liquid or solid particles in air
Used only in airtight spaces which prevent dissipation
Gases and Vapors
What is a Simulium spp.?
What is Phlebotomus spp.?
What is Glossina spp.?
What is a (Sarcophagi and Wohlfahrtia)?