Tag: Blattella germanica

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Use the right tool for cockroach jobs

May 2, 2017 By
The advantages of cockroach baiting are heavily weighted toward curative efforts. Prevent cockroaches with vigilance and time-tested methods. German cockroaches (Blattella germanica) continue to amaze us with their resilience and ability to survive. Throughout the years, there have been several... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: German cockroach inspection imperative to control

April 27, 2016 By
German cockroaches (Blattella germanica) are generally nocturnal insects. They’ll venture out of their indoor harborages during the daylight hours only if their harborages are overcrowded or disturbed. They easily hide in very small cracks and crevices to evade humans. Females... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: Place German cockroach bait near harborage

April 20, 2016 By
In any given German cockroach (Blattella germanica) population, only about 7 percent of the population are adults. This means the vast majority of the population (about 93 percent) is comprised of younger nymphs. Nymphs are more likely to stay close... Read more»
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Conducive Conditions: Shutting Down the Cockroach Condo

June 8, 2015 By
This is a common sight in homes and businesses — an area for snacks to enjoy while taking a moment of rest during a busy day. Even though it appears relatively clean, the clutter and access to structural cracks and... Read more»
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Sheperspective: Strategize for a Bed Bug Battle Win

May 6, 2015 By
Bed bugs build resistance when challenged with a single class of chemicals. Combine chemical and nonchemical methods for a more effective strategy when treating heavy infestations. Why are the bed bugs back, anyway? The common explanations are that bed bugs... Read more»
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