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Pest Management Technology

Copyright, 2011, M. J. Weaver. All rights reserved and protected under the Berne Convention Implementation Act, amending the 1976 Copyright Act to conform to most of the provisions of the Berne Convention.

This gallery is the largest collection in the museum. It includes records dating back over one hundred years. Displays include historical records of pesticide chemistry, application equipment, personal protective equipment, alternative pest control methods (including early records of integrated pest management (IPM), and container and sprayer technology.


A history of chemicals used as pesticides over the years.

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Pictorial History of Pesticide Application Technology in Virginia (1940-1960)

A series of photographs from the Virginia Tech Newman Library Digital Archives Collection.

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Technology used for application, applicator protection, and other pest management uses.

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