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PCT Announces Publication of the Technician’s Handbook, Fourth Edition

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The newly revised field reference and training resource is written by Richard Kramer and will be available in October; order before Sept. 30 for a special pre-publication price of $14.95.

| August 20, 2012

RICHFIELD, Ohio — The PCT Media Group announces the upcoming release of the PCT Technician’s Handbook, A Guide to Pest Identification & Management, Fourth Edition. Written by Richard Kramer, Ph.D., this field reference and training resource for the pest control industry is a practical guide to the biology, behavior and control of structural pests. The handbook will be released in October 2012 and PCT is now offering a pre-publication special for orders received before Sept. 30, 2012.

With more than 50,000 copies in print, the Technician’s Handbook has been an industry standard since 1983. The handbook provides service technicians with quick access to pest identification and control strategies. This 340-page, paperback guide is regarded as a “must-have” pest control resource. “With author Dr. Richard Kramer’s extensive entomology and pest control knowledge, we’re confident this new edition will be highly valued as a practical educational aid and daily reference for service technicians, managers, technical directors and owners/operators throughout the industry,” said Dan Moreland, group publisher of the PCT Media Group.

The book includes chapters on Pest Management and Society; the Universal Technician; IPM; Inspection and Monitoring; Identification and Control; Equipment; Safety; and Pest Management Case Studies. It also contains a full-color pest identification section; a taxonomic key; and two-page pest profiles for 100 pests that technicians encounter in their daily work. The Technician’s Handbook, Fourth Edition is sponsored by Zoecon.

The pre-publication price is $14.95 for single copies with discounted pricing for multiple books and wholesale orders. This pre-sale offer ends Sept. 30, 2012. After Sept. 30, 2012, the single-copy retail price will be $17.95. To pre-order, call a PCT Store representative at 800/456-0707, visit www.pctonline.com/PCT_Technicians_Handbook.aspx, or e-mail books@gie.net.

 



 

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