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Module 5: Management of Ants on Golf Courses

Prior to taking the quiz, please review the pest library for Ants (click here to go there now) and the feature article “Ants...Ants...Ants!” (click here to go there now)

*First Name: 
*Last Name: 
*Golf course Name: 
*Email Address: 

*1. Why are ants not a problem on turfgrass?:       

*2. Where are ants typically a problem that requires a pest management decision?:       

*3. When is the best time to treat the colonies?         

*4. Ants are social insects; which member(s) of the colonies should be targeted with control efforts?      

*5. The soil should be moist when Scimitar SC Insecticide is applied because irrigation is not recommended for 2 days following application.