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Tag: Blatella Germanica

3 reasons cockroaches are successful

March 1, 2021 By
Cockroaches were one of the pests that led to the birth of our industry. Why are cockroaches so successful? There are three main reasons. Read more»

German cockroach control tips: Multi-unit hosing, commercial kitchens

October 22, 2020 By
German cockroaches are prevalent in residential settings and commercial facilities. Here are control tips from PMPs who work in both. Read more»
What you capture on an insect monitor can provide plenty of information. PHOTO: MARK SHEPERDIGIAN, BCE

Fresh traps give fresh information

February 4, 2020 By
Effective control of the German cockroach starts with accurate information about the cockroach population from insect monitors and fresh traps. Read more»
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Most Wanted: German Cockroach

June 12, 2014 By
With insect behavior adapted to essentially every man-made habitat, the German cockroach, Blatella germanica, is arguably one of the most successful endophilic pest species. Always a public health concern, the German cockroach resiliently and steadily survives as a challenging foe... Read more»
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Dos & Don’ts: Blatella Germanica

June 12, 2014 By
Do the applied biology, and don’t let German cockroaches, Blatella germanica, spread pathogens and allergens that cause environmental exposure and illness. Instead, eliminate cockroaches though an environmentally benign process of integrated pest management (IPM). Do understand German cockroach resiliency results... Read more»
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American vs. German Cockroach Championship

May 15, 2014 By
Welcome to your ringside seat at the Cockroach Championship. Which cockroach species is the toughest to knock out (KO) American or German? In the blue corner, we have the American cockroach — bigger and harder hitting. Many expect the American... Read more»