Tag: German Cockroaches

German cockroaches can become finicky beasts at times, but these cockroaches are indicating that this bait will do nicely. PHOTO: MARK SHEPERDIGIAN, BCE

Resistant cockroach accounts aren’t futile

November 6, 2019 By
Manage resistance by always using more than one class of insecticide. Rotate among classes of insecticides that are subject to resistance. One of the major reasons why German cockroaches (Blattella germanica) are difficult to control is resistance to the pesticides... Read more»
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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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PHOTO: MARK SHEPERDIGIAN, BCE

Locating cockroaches: The next best thing to X-ray vision

August 22, 2019 By
Cockroach hangouts would be easier to find if we had the ability to see through walls. Mark Sheperdigian shares some tips for locating cockroaches. Read more»
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Sprayer system designed with techs in mind

July 10, 2019 By
David Fleming, owner of Pest Management Solutions, created a custom compressed air sprayer system to make the work easier for himself and his technicians. Read more»
PHOTO: DANIEL R. SUITER, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, BUGWOOD.ORG

Come and get it, cockroaches

June 3, 2019 By
Here are two main (and very common) reasons why a bait-only strategy doesn’t eliminate cockroaches quickly at your accounts. 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»
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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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Dr. Gary Bennett. PHOTO: HEATHER GOOCH

Dr. Gary Bennett, BCE: Five decades of conference leadership

March 5, 2019 By
Gary Bennett started in pest control at age 12 and it has evolved into a lifelong career. Read more»
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5 tips to finding cockroach harborages in commercial kitchens

March 4, 2019 By
Improve your inspection skills for finding cockroaches in commercial kitchens. Read more»
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12 expert tips for cockroach hunting

December 29, 2018 By
Be a better cockroach hunter. Read more»
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