Brown-banded Cockroaches

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What to consider when managing cockroaches at sensitive accounts

November 4, 2016 By
Healthcare facilities like surgical centers, hospitals, nursing homes and clinics have several unique features that require pest management professionals (PMPs) to deploy special strategies and techniques. Because cockroaches are a reservoir of pathogenic bacteria, fungi and protozoa, cockroaches might pose... Read more»

Pest Colloquial Names and Mistaken Identities

April 12, 2012 By
It is interesting how many customers have their own names for pests based on what their parents and friends called them. These colloquial pest names get passed down generation after generation. As a result, pest management professionals (PMPs) have to... Read more»

Different Species Require a Different Approach

December 5, 2008 By
By: Austin Frishman A cockroach is a cockroach is a cockroach? When it pertains to control and elimination, not so. Sometimes what works for one species will not work for another. Here are a few examples for pest species other than... Read more»

Hone Your Cockroach Inspection Techniques

August 8, 2008 By
By: Austin Frishman When pesticide applications were the fundamental foundation of the entire service, it was not necessary to inspect. You applied a residual pesticide, flushed to see whether any would come out and if things got out of hand, scheduled... Read more»
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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Pest Don’t Get Valentines – But They Breed Like Crazy Anyway

February 6, 2007 By
“Valentine’s Day is a reminder of how important love is for everyone, parents, children, couples of every kind,” says Leonard Douglen, the executive director of the New Jersey Pest Management Association.”But that does apply to the billions of insect and... Read more»
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