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Commercial Study Guides

Study Materials are included in the application fee for Commercial Applicators. Simply check the boxes on the application for the categories in which you plan to test. Materials will be sent via UPS. Additional materials are available for purchase from OSU Extension office, or the OSU eStore. Study material order forms are available here.

Core Information

Category 1 - Aerial Pest Control

Group 2 - Agricultural Pests

Category 2a – Agronomic Pests

Category 2b – Horticulture Pests

Category 2c – Agricultural Weed

Category 2d – Seed Treatment

Category 2e – Tobacco Suckering

Category 2f – Soil Fumigation

Group 3 - Aquatic Pests

Category 3a – General Aquatic Pests

Category 3b – Boat Antifoulant

Category 3c – Sewer Root

Group 4 - Forest Pests

Category 4a – Forest Pests

Category 4b – Wood Preservation

Category 5 – Industrial Vegetation Control

Group 6 - Ornamental & Shade Tree Pests

Category 6a – Ornamental Pests

Category 6b – Interior Plantscape

Category 6c – Ornamental Weed

Category 6d – Greenhouse Pests

Category 7 – Vertebrate Animal Pests

Category 8 – Turf Pests

Category 9 – Pests of Livestock/Animals

Group 10 - Domestic, Institutional, Structural Pests

Category 10a – General Pests

Category 10b – Termite

Category 10c – Fumigation (non-soil)

Category 10d – Mosquito, House Fly, & Vector Control

Category 11 – Specialized Pest Control

  • No study guide available (USDA employees only) 

Category 12 – WDI Diagnostic Inspection

Trained Serviceperson Manual