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WHAT DOES (DVECC) STAND FOR?

Disease Vector Ecology and Control Centers

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Refers to organisms, primarily arthropods and rodents

DEFINITION OF A VECTOR

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Provides specialized support in the area of stored products pest management

Entomologist

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Who must attend pest control training?

THE SEL MDR & PMT Corpsman

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How often is shipboard pest control training conducted?

Once a year.

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Is any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest

Definition of Pesticides

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Acaricides, avicides, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, molluscicides, nematocides, rodenticides

Are Shipboard Pesticides

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A substance used to control mites, scorpions, spiders, ticks and related organisms

Acaricides

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A substance used to control fungi

Fungicides

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A substance used to control un-desired vegetation

Herbicides

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A substance used to control insects, sometimes used in a broader sense to include the control of arthropods other than insects.

Insecticide

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Used to control the adult stage of an insect

Adulticide

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Used to control the larval stage of an insect.

Larvicide

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Used against the egg stage of an insect.

Ovicide

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Used to control snails and other mollusks

Molluscicide

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Used to control rodents.

Rodenticide

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Are compounds of mineral origin and mainly include arsenic, copper, mercury, sulfur or zinc

Inorganic pesticides

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Are a group of synthetic organic compounds with one or more chlorine atoms. Chlordane, dieldrin, and DDT are examples

Chlorinated hydrocarbons

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Synthetic compounds containing phosphorous

Organophosphates

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Are synthetic compounds of salts or esters of carbamic acid. Carbaryl and propoxur are examples

Carbamates

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Are pesticides of plant origin. Pyrethrums and rotenone are examples.

Botanical

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They are effective for penetrating cracks and crevices. They may be used around electrical equipment or power

Oil Solutions

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Consists of droplets of an emulsifiable pesticide dispersed in a diluent in such a way as to prevent separation of the two components

Emulsions

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Suspension of liquid or solid particles in air

Aerosols

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Used only in airtight spaces which prevent dissipation

Gases and Vapors

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What is a Simulium spp.?

Black Fly

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What is Phlebotomus spp.?

Sand Fly

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What is Glossina spp.?

Tsetse Fly

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What is a (Sarcophagi and Wohlfahrtia)?

Flesh Fly

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What is a Musca domestics?

A House fly

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