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Kudzu Bug, Bagrada Bug, and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - CEU is a Course

Kudzu Bug, Bagrada Bug, and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - CEU

Started Mar 29, 2018
2.0 credits

$15 Enroll

Full course description

This program is approved by FDACS to award State of Florida Pesticide Applicator CEUs to program participants who complete the course.

You’ve probably heard of the fast growing invasive kudzu weed but do you know about the kudzu bug? The kudzu bug, also referred to as the bean plataspid, lablab bug, or globular stink bug is a pest of bean crops. Another small sized stink bug pest to watch out for is the Bagrada bug which is native to Africa and has caused damage to cole crops since it was first detected in California in 2008. Finally, the brown marmorated stink bug is an invasive pest in the U.S. that causes damage to crops by piercing and sucking out the juices of the fruit or vegetable and is a nuisance pest to homeowners. The learning objectives are to understand the following regarding the pests:


• Hosts
• Distribution
• Damage
• Life Cycle
• Identification
• Monitoring
• Control
• Sample Submission

List of the approved CEU categories for this course.

Category Name Approved CEU
FOREST PEST CONTROL 2
NATURAL AREAS WEED MGMT 2
AG ROW CROP PEST CONTROL 2
PRIVATE APPLICATOR AG PEST CONTROL 2
COMMERCIAL LAWN AND ORNAMENTAL 2
LIMITED CERTIFICATION LAWN AND ORNAMENTAL 2
LIMITED CERTIFICATION COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPE MAINT. 2
ORNAMENTAL AND TURF PEST CONTROL 2
AG TREE CROP PEST CONTROL 2