Black Widow Spiders

Spider control measures from ‘Truman’s’

March 8, 2017 By
Author’s Note: Information is taken from Truman’s Scientific Guide to Pest Management Operations, available online at the PMP Bookstore. Spiders are not insects, and the easiest way to tell that is their eight legs instead of six. But these arachnids... Read more»

Spiders Biology & Control

October 1, 2007 By
By: Dr. ElRay Roper Successful spider management requires pest management professionals (PMPs) to practice exclusion and deliver targeted treatment solutions Spiders are eight-legged arthropods that can become nuisance pests when they are found around residences and businesses. There are an estimated... Read more»
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Inside the Web: Go Figure. Spider Control Info On the Web!

October 6, 2006 By
By: Marty Whitford It’s that time of year again — when folks see Old Man Winter just down the road and then seem to go crazy, creating enormous faux spider webs in their yards and giving away candy to little monsters.... Read more»
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Entrepreneur’s Journal: How One Arizona PMP Taught Black Widows a Major Lesson

April 1, 2006 By
By: Michael Newhouse Queen Creek, Ariz., experienced an exceptional amount of rainfall in 2005. A typical rainy season in Arizona usually consists of wet weather in February, however, last year steady rainfall started in February and didn’t really end until April.... Read more»
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Black widows lurking in grocery bags

November 1, 2005 By
LONDON, Ontario — A Candian family was surprised to find a deadly black widow spider in a bag of organic red grapes, according to a recent article from the London Free Times. “My wife opened up the grapes to wash them... Read more»
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From the Field: Bayer Mobile University, Cleveland

April 10, 2005 By
CLEVELAND — When I arrived at Bayer’s Mobile University at the Southern Mill Creek Products of Ohio’s location here, the overflow from the parking lot spilled on to the old brick street. I perched my car precariously on the street illegally (though I eventually moved... Read more»
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Pest population increasing

May 1, 2004 By
By: Hanif Gulmahamad Exotic pests tend to increase to high populations when they are accidentally introduced into new geographical areas. This is largely because they are often introduced into new areas without natural enemies around to keep them in check. These... Read more»
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