Cockroaches

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Overcome cockroach management challenges

November 14, 2019 By
Tips from experts on how to overcome challenges and ensure control of one of the world's most resilient pests: cockroaches. Read more»
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German cockroaches can become finicky beasts at times, but these cockroaches are indicating that this bait will do nicely. PHOTO: MARK SHEPERDIGIAN, BCE

Why resistant cockroach accounts aren’t futile

November 6, 2019 By
Manage resistance by always using more than one class of insecticide. Rotate among classes of insecticides that are subject to resistance. One of the major reasons why German cockroaches (Blattella germanica) are difficult to control is resistance to the pesticides... Read more»
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3 of MGK’s newest products

October 29, 2019 By
Brian Cooney, senior sales representative for MGK, shares the company’s newest products including Shockwave 1 Residual Aerosol, Decimari Fly Bait and Sumilarv. (Intro background image: iStock.com/Evgenii_Bobrov) Read more»
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Test your knowledge of cockroaches

October 2, 2019 By
See how well you know and understand cockroaches and their behavior with this tech test with questions provided by Frank Meek, BCE. Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Experts share their most unusual cockroach accounts

September 16, 2019 By
Pest Management Professional’s contributors and Editorial Advisory Board members share an anecdote about their most unusual cockroach accounts. Read more»
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Mediterranean Cockroach. (Photo courtesy of, and copyrighted by, Gene White, pmimages@earthlink.net)

Experts share tips for challenging cockroach jobs

September 12, 2019 By
We asked Pest Management Professional's columnists and editorial board members to share their best tips for dealing with challenging cockroach jobs. Read more»
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‘New’ cockroach species is old hat

August 26, 2019 By
Those who work with insects and otherwise admire Mother Nature might look at the photo at right and think this is a nice-looking, colorful cockroach. They also may wonder, “Wow, I’ve never seen this before! Is this a new species?”... Read more»
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Locating cockroaches: The next best thing to X-ray vision

August 22, 2019 By
Cockroach hangouts would be easier to find if we had the ability to see through walls. Mark Sheperdigian shares some tips for locating cockroaches. Read more»
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Come and get it, cockroaches

June 3, 2019 By
Here are two main (and very common) reasons why a bait-only strategy doesn’t eliminate cockroaches quickly at your accounts. Read more»
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Dr. Alexander Ko, Product Development Manager, Bayer

Tips to avoid cockroach bait resistance

May 1, 2019 By
Rotating cockroach baits for treatment is important because it reduces the likelihood of resistance developing. Resistance develops when an inherited trait that confers some tolerance to an active ingredient gets passed down generation through cockroach generation. As the trait gets... Read more»
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