Tag: German cockroach

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Web Exclusive: Experts share their most unusual cockroach accounts

September 16, 2019 By
Pest Management Professional’s contributors and Editorial Advisory Board members share an anecdote about their most unusual cockroach accounts. Read more»
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Cockroach Battles: Why Tekko Pro is Unipest’s go-to product

May 6, 2019 By
[SPONSORED CONTENT] If a client has poor sanitation, there’s bound to be continual cockroach activity. Or so Unipest co-owners Craig Humphries and Cardon Ellis thought before making the switch to Control Solutions’ Tekko Pro. Check out their story to find... Read more»
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Find your keys to cockroach control

January 9, 2018 By
Don’t let cockroaches become established before you’re onto them. Read more»
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Becoming a great technician: ‘Think like a cockroach to beat it’

December 18, 2017 By
"If managing cockroaches were that easy, we would not be called professionals." Read more»
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German cockroach accounts: A step by step guide

October 3, 2017 By
There’s no such thing as a “typical” cockroach account, but arming yourself with several essentials will go a long way toward success. Managing cockroaches has always been, and will always be a significant part of the professional pest management business.... Read more»
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Bed bugs: 3 PMPs tackle cruise ship pest problems

July 3, 2017 By
Bob Clements, Rick Lewis and Jim Warneke are putting their combined 150 years of pest management experience to good use on the high seas. If a pest problem is discovered on a cruise ship, rest assured the ship’s pest management... Read more»
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PMP recounts house of dead cockroach-filled spider webs

June 21, 2017 By
The upper-middle-class house was spotless. Newly inhabited by a professional couple and their young daughter in Long Island, N.Y., it was an unlikely place to find German cockroaches (Blattella germanica). Yet, here and there, one would show up. The husband... Read more»
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How to handle bait-averse cockroach populations

March 3, 2017 By
Effective baiting should show results within a day or two. Be ready to switch baits if “the good stuff” is taking too long. The German cockroach (Blattella germanica) is mounting a comeback. It is becoming increasingly common to find established... Read more»
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Small brownbanded cockroach talks big game

January 26, 2017 By
An interview with a brownbanded cockroach (Supella longipalpa). Pest Management Professional (PMP): Thanks for agreeing to this interview, although I must say, meeting in the library isn’t super-conducive to talking. Brownbanded cockroach (BC): A thousand apologies, but I really couldn’t... Read more»
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Top 4 cockroach management strategies

August 22, 2016 By
An effective cockroach management strategy requires more than one approach. I have three favorite cockroach-related expressions: 1. Cockroaches come from cockroaches. Clutter, lack of customer cooperation and poor sanitation make it difficult to gain control, but the persistence of cockroaches... Read more»