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National Pollinator Week set for June

April 26, 2019 By
The event is a time to celebrate the valuable contributions pollinators like bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles make to ecosystems and agriculture. Read more»
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AMVAC: NUVAN Line

December 10, 2018 By
The NUVAN product line is intended to offer professional applicators a range of convenience and economy, regardless of the situation. The product line — NUVAN Prostrips, NUVAN Prostrips+, NUVAN Directed Spray Aerosol, NUVAN Fog 5%, NUVAN Fog 4EC and NUVAN... Read more»
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Winter prep: Fill structural gaps to prevent overwintering pests

November 7, 2018 By
Stinkbugs, ladybugs, cluster flies and yellowjackets — along with bats, squirrels and other wildlife — are all still very active this time of year, which is why Rose Pest Solutions is offering advice to homeowners in order to keep these unwanted visitors... Read more»
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1946 study looked to primary sources of secondary infestations

September 12, 2018 By
In this look back, we examine how the industry managed carpet beetles and clothes moths Read more»
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Develop a pheromone monitoring program

July 24, 2018 By
Pheromone traps are an essential tool in stored product pest management. Read more»

Beetles: How to analyze anobiid and lyctine infestations

March 23, 2018 By
Anobiids and lyctines are commonly found in flooring, furniture and structural wood. Read more»
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Quiz: How well do you know your stored product pests?

February 12, 2018 By
Pantry pests, stored food pests — no matter what terminology you use, the panic for your residential customers is nearly always the same. Read more»
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Ant management video game examines colony behavior

January 23, 2018 By
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbIzqT1ZOLM&t=25s Slug Disco Studios released the early access version of its Empires of the Undergrowth ant colony management video game. To play, users construct an ant colony underground by building tunnels and chambers to store food and raise their young.... Read more»
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Cigarette, drugstore beetles see the (UV) light

December 19, 2017 By
A recent study published in the Journal of Economic Entomology finds that the cigarette beetle (Lasioderma serricorne) and drugstore beetle (Stegobium paniceum) are more attracted to ultraviolet (UV) light over blue (mercury vapor) light. The researchers, based in Japan, note... Read more»
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Check rooftop HVAC units for flies, beetles

August 15, 2017 By
Are small flying insects coming from seemingly nowhere? Check the roof. Flat roofs are famous for collecting water in low spots, and breeding all manner of flies and beetles. When these insects originate under air intakes for heating, ventilation and... Read more»
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