Tag: drain flies

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Q&A: Drain flies, powderpost beetles, honey bees and gnats

November 23, 2016 By
Q: In a hospital sterile area, a janitorial closet has a drain fly problem. A vent stack for the drain system opens about 4 ft. above the floor. The elbow (trap) is dry. I shouldn’t use any pesticides in this... Read more»
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Citronella ants (Acanthomyops spp.)

Ask the Expert: Citronella & Carpenter Ants, Drain Flies and Lygaeids

November 25, 2015 By
Q: Citronella ants (Acanthomyops spp.) are swarming in an operating room (OR) at a local hospital. What can I do about them? The OR is currently shut down. —Richard H., New Hampshire A: Citronella ants nest in the soil. I’d... Read more»
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Ask the Expert: Springtails, Beetles and Drain Flies

April 23, 2015 By
Q. Recently, we had sunny, mild days and snow began to melt. Some snow banks were covered by thousands of springtails. How do they survive the winter, and why are they active on snow in such large numbers? George O., WISCONSIN A. Native... Read more»
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Rockwell Labs: BorActin

December 5, 2014 By
Combat cockroaches and drain flies every time you mop: BorActin Insecticide Powder, Rockwell Labs’ original non-repellent insecticide dust, is now available in a convenient, 4-oz. mop packet. BorActin contains 99 percent boric acid and kills a wide range of crawling insects. The... Read more»
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BorActin Now Available in Mop Packets

July 3, 2014 By
NORTH KANSAS CITY, MO—Combat cockroaches and drain flies every time you mop: BorActin Insecticide Powder, Rockwell Labs’ original non-repellent insecticide dust, is now available in a convenient, 4-oz. mop packet. BorActin contains 99 percent boric acid and kills a wide... Read more»
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Zoëcon: Gentrol

May 2, 2013 By
Gentrol Aerosol can be applied as a surface spray or spot treatment to pest harborages, providing control to stored product pests, bed bugs, drain flies or cockroaches for up to four months. Gentrol IGR Concentrate uses translocation to travel deep... Read more»
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Zoëcon: Gentrol

December 27, 2012 By
Achieve pest prevention and business profitability with Gentrol products from Zoëcon. The active ingredient in Gentrol products, (S)-hydroprene, is an insect growth regulator (IGR) that controls cockroaches, stored product pests, drain flies, fruit flies and bed bugs by breaking their... Read more»