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BASF: Flea and Tick Tips

February 1, 2012 By
By: Tom Nishimura Once among the top reasons for calls to pest management professionals (PMPs), flea problems appeared to decline significantly toward the end of the 20th century. With improved flea control products, and new on-animal products introduced, homeowners began relying... Read more»
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Bayer: Stinging Insect Tips

November 29, 2011 By
By: Dr. Byron Reid Small insects can cause big problems. Such is the case with the red imported fire ant, which stings more than 20 million people each year. These stings are serious: Fire ants cause six to 12 deaths a... Read more»
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Syngenta Professional Pest Management: Stinging Pest Tips

November 29, 2011 By
By: Dr. ElRay Roper Like stinging insects, scorpions can also become more than just a nuisance in a home — they can instill fear in families and homeowners. In areas where scorpions are prevalent, pest management professionals (PMPs) can thoroughly inspect... Read more»
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Nisus Corporation: Stinging Insect Tips

November 29, 2011 By
By: Ron Schwalb When dealing with stinging insects around a home, we, as pest management professionals, may become somewhat more reactive instead of proactive in our management practices. This usually happens when our customer calls us in late summer or early... Read more»
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FMC Professional Pest Solutions: Ant Control Tips

October 4, 2011 By
By: Dr. Dina Richman A “crazy” new invasive ant species has been popping up in growing numbers in Florida, Texas and other Southern states in the past few years. Caribbean crazy ants (Nylanderia pubens [Forel]) are part of a group of... Read more»
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Central Life Sciences: Ant Control Tips

October 4, 2011 By
By: Doug Van Gundy Fire ants are a growing problem in America, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimating that they cost between $3 billion and $5 billion annually in damages and treatment. They are responsible for significant agricultural losses,... Read more»
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J.T. Eaton & Co.: Bird Control Tips

August 11, 2011 By
By: James Rodriguez, J.T. Eaton & Co., Inc. Bird repellents have been a longtime staple in the pest control industry. They’ve contributed to many success stories — and just as many failures due to misapplications. The goals of bird work are... Read more»
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Bird Barrier: Bird Control Tips

August 1, 2011 By
By: Leonard Mongiello, Bird Barrier Most companies consider themselves finished after the installation is complete. This is a mistake. Success in the pest control industry, particularly bird control, depends on proper follow-up. Following up will ensure effectiveness of the solution, a... Read more»
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Bird-X: Bird Control Tips

August 1, 2011 By
By: Chrissy Hansen When it comes to pest birds, one of the most stubborn species you will encounter is the Canada goose. With a population that has grown exponentially over the past 20 years, geese are taking up residence in many... Read more»
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Bird-B-Gone: Bird Control Tips

August 1, 2011 By
By: Rich Martin, Bird-B-Gone, Inc. Just like general pest control, a proper and thorough evaluation of the property is key to a successful bird exclusion program. There are steps that need to be followed and considerations to be taken to determine... Read more»
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