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CSI Stryker Wasp and Hornet Killer

CSI: Stryker Wasp and Hornet Killer

August 5, 2019 By
Control Solutions Inc.’s Stryker Wasp and Hornet Killer, featuring 0.1 percent prallethrin, kills wasps, spiders, hornets and yellowjackets on contact up to 20 feet away, providing applicator safety. Use the 15-ounce can outdoors and in attics and crawlspaces. The company... Read more»
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Rockwell Labs: EcoVia WH Stinging Insect Killer

July 11, 2019 By
EcoVia WH Stinging Insect Killer jet aerosol is a FIFRA 25(b)-exempt and research-based botanical insecticide. EcoVia WH aerosol delivers fast knockdown of wasps, yellowjackets and hornets. Its foaming jet spray reaches up to 18 ft. to ensure thorough coverage of... Read more»
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Play the part of a pro this summer when it comes to stinging insects

June 19, 2019 By
The summer months are synonymous with stinging insects. Often, the impetus to call a professional to help with stinging insects on a property is after someone gets stung. The sting might come as a surprise while weeding the garden and... Read more»
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3 places to inspect for stinging insects this spring

April 27, 2019 By
The next time you’re treating for wasps, hornets or fire ants, inspect the following to ensure “spring doesn’t sting” your clients: Play equipment — Swing sets and treehouses can be an often-overlooked home to stinging insects. When overwintering paper wasps... Read more»
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Maintaining distance when spraying stinging insect nests

January 10, 2019 By
The two keys to spraying any wasp or hornet nest are maintaining distance and timing. The farther away you can be from the nest while spraying, the better. Most wasp and hornet colonies are active during daylight hours, and become... Read more»
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Adapt baits for stinging insects changing diets

December 27, 2018 By
There are many commercially available traps for wasps, hornets and yellowjackets. I recommend using a trap that is baited with both protein- and carbohydrate-based attractants, to appeal to their changing dietary needs throughout the season. Make sure to place traps... Read more»
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Take time to evaluate stinging insects before treatment

December 19, 2018 By
When it comes to taking out stinging insects, it can be easy to get caught up in protecting the public — and forgetting that our product choice and application method need to be a part of the equation. I am... Read more»
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Determine when to use control for stinging insects

December 4, 2018 By
Stinging insects include all species in the order Hymenoptera; however, the major concerns are from bees, hornets and wasps. Species range from a solitary lifestyle to full social behavior. Most species are beneficial; thus, control should be conducted where there... Read more»
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CSI: Spectre PS Insecticide

June 22, 2018 By
Control Solutions Inc.’s new Spectre PS Insecticide aerosol, featuring 0.5 percent chlorfenapyr, features an easy-to-use actuator that gets the product to where pests hide, crawl and live — controlling even those you don’t see, the company says. It is labeled... Read more»
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Zoecon: Essentria Wasp & Hornet Spray

May 21, 2018 By
Essentria Wasp & Hornet Spray is an essential oil formulation, featuring botanically derived active ingredients including peppermint oil. This easy-to-use, water-based solution sprays up to 20 feet with foaming action, effectively treating hard-to-reach problem areas. The non-staining product is approved... Read more»
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