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Oak Ambrosia Beetle & Oak Splendour Beetle - CEU is a Course

Oak Ambrosia Beetle & Oak Splendour Beetle - CEU

Started Apr 11, 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.

The oak ambrosia beetle, Platypus quercivorus, belongs to the wood boring ambrosia beetle family Platypodidae. Platypodidae is a very diverse family with over 1,000 species distributed primarily throughout the tropics. The oak splendour beetle will slowly damage hosts until they eventually die after several generations of invasion. The learning objectives are to understand the following regarding the pests:


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


List of approved CEU categories

Category Name Approved CEU
FOREST PEST CONTROL 2
NATURAL AREAS WEED MGMT 2
ORNAMENTAL AND TURF 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
487 GENERAL STANDARDS/CORE 2
482 GENERAL STANDARDS/CORE 2
AG ROW CROP PEST CONTROL 2
AG TREE CROP PEST CONTROL 2