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Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Dr. Thomas Chouvenc: Extension:

Urban Entomolgy

UF/IFAS Extension School of Structural Fumigation

one-week course is the only program of its kind in the world.  

  • A complete review of all technical aspects of structural fumigation
  • Instruction by a team of over 15 qualified and experienced professionals, manufacturer reps and University of Florida faculty
  • A combination of classroom and field demonstrations
  • Hands-on training with fumigation equipment including: fumiscope, interscan, SF ExplorIR, rate calculators and SCBA
  • Instruction in avoiding costly fumigation errors with “tips from the professionals”
  • Updates on recent fumigation research and changes in labeling and regulations
  • Limited class size allows more individual attention for participants
  • Florida’s SPID and fumigation examinations offered by FDACS at the completion of the course
  • Instruction in identifying structural pests controlled by fumigants
  • Fumigating for Bed Bugs


Assistant Professor

3205 College Ave. Room 152
Davie, FL 33314
Phone: (954) 577-6320

Research Program