Tag: German Cockroaches

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12 tips for cockroach hunting

December 29, 2018 By
Be a better cockroach hunter. Read more»
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5 steps to avoid a German cockroach crisis

December 6, 2018 By
When cockroaches show up, your response is crucial. Take these five steps to avoid a crisis. Read more»
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German cockroaches: If you don’t kill them, they won’t go away

September 17, 2018 By
The only way to eliminate German cockroaches is to kill them. Read more»
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Fundamentals of cockroach control is key to success

June 29, 2018 By
Instead of waiting for a product that “works better,” sharpen the skills that make all products work better. Read more»
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Survey says bed bugs are big business

July 10, 2017 By
Three-quarters of pest management professionals expect their bed bug-related revenue to continue to rise, according to PMP’s 2017 Bed Bug Management Survey. Baltimore — site of the National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) upcoming PestWorld 2017 — welcomes about 25 million... Read more»
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10 recent bed bug developments

May 10, 2017 By
The idea that bed bugs were a flash in the pan and will die out is not proving to be correct. They are here to stay, and are well dispersed throughout the U.S., including small rural areas. When bed bugs... Read more»
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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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German cockroaches: How to successfully bait

December 26, 2016 By
Like us, cockroaches prefer delivery to carryout. It’s bait, not Kryptonite — bring enough for everybody. German cockroaches (Blattella germanica) are well adapted for both finding food and hiding from danger. Their finely tuned skills help them both find the... Read more»
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What to consider when managing cockroaches at sensitive accounts

November 4, 2016 By
Healthcare facilities like surgical centers, hospitals, nursing homes and clinics have several unique features that require pest management professionals (PMPs) to deploy special strategies and techniques. Because cockroaches are a reservoir of pathogenic bacteria, fungi and protozoa, cockroaches might pose... Read more»
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Cockroach management revenue, opportunities on the rise

October 31, 2016 By
Cockroaches were scurrying across Earth when dinosaurs ruled the planet. These public health pests are the ultimate survivors. They can live almost a month without food, two weeks without water, and hold their breath for up to 40 minutes. Perhaps... Read more»
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