Cockroaches

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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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Rotate cockroach bait for optimal effectiveness

April 24, 2019 By
Baiting for German cockroaches is common within most integrated pest management plans, but it must be thoroughly understood before it can be implemented. For the best long-term results, rotate multiple cockroach gel baits with different active ingredients to help prevent... Read more»
Product Development Manager, AMVAC Environmental Products

Tips to inspect, treat commercial kitchens for cockroaches

April 23, 2019 By
Cockroach control is a tough job that requires an even tougher solution. The high moisture levels, food, grease and harborage sites present in commercial kitchens make them a particularly attractive location for cockroaches. Furthermore, bait-averse and pesticide-resistant German cockroach populations... Read more»
Casey Prewitt, Neogen

3 areas to focus on for successful cockroach management

April 22, 2019 By
Considered to be one of the Top 5 revenue-generating pests in the industry, cockroaches bring many unique challenges to PMPs across the United States. From residential to commercial properties, restaurants to healthcare, and moist to dry climates, PMPs will encounter... Read more»