Tag: cockroach management

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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»
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»
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Tips to make cockroach treatments more effective

April 21, 2019 By
One pest that has been a constant battle for the PMP for decades isn’t going away anytime soon: the cockroach. We must always think outside the box about them — not only about the ubiquitous German cockroach (Blattella germanica), but... Read more»
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Use glue board monitors for cockroach management

April 20, 2019 By
Monitoring remains an important step in cockroach management. It saves you time and money, while reducing your environmental impact. Glue boards provide an effective surveillance tool capable of painting a picture of the micro-environments in your account. Use information gleaned... Read more»
Dr. Reid Ipser, Director of Technical Services, Nisus Corp.

Implement sanitation for cockroach-infested commercial kitchens

April 19, 2019 By
Cockroaches are an indicator that something is amiss in a commercial kitchen. And if a kitchen has cockroaches, it’s very possible other pests are entrenched — and a sanitation maintenance program probably is lacking as well. Sanitation is needed, in... Read more»
Dr. Jamel Sandidge, BCE Research Entomologist, Rockwell Laboratories

Overcome cockroach pesticide resistance

April 18, 2019 By
Human beings have a long history of dealing with cockroaches, including pesticide use. Populations of cockroaches, ever the survivalists, can adapt and even build up a resistance to certain pesticides over time. Here are some tips to overcome cockroach pesticide resistance.... Read more»
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Cockroaches emerge for spring

April 17, 2019 By
Spring has sprung — and with the change of season, cockroaches are getting ready to emerge. You can expect to see more cockroaches in the coming months, so now is the perfect time to get a jump start on controlling... Read more»