Tag: house mouse

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Chemotecnica’s Jornadas Técnicas Integrales para Empresas de Control de Plagas

July 15, 2019 By
Andy Linares, founder of Bug Off Pest Control, shares details of his trip to Chemotecnica's 2019 Jornadas Técnicas para Empresas de Control de Plagas. Read more»
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‘Truman’s’ lists rodent-transmitted diseases, health issues

April 13, 2017 By
Author’s Note: Information is taken from Truman’s Scientific Guide to Pest Management Operations, which is available at the PMP Bookstore. Chapter 17 of the Truman’s Guide is titled “Rats and Mice” — and focuses mostly on three commensal rodents in... Read more»
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House mouse: The mightiest of mammals?

February 21, 2017 By
The house mouse (Mus musculus) is the model rodent for the cartoon icon Mighty Mouse, and its abilities are practically in the superhero range. To customers, though, it might look more like a supervillain. For example, a house mouse develops... Read more»
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Why house mouse device placement matters

January 20, 2017 By
When it comes to Mus musculus management, one of the most important rules of thumb is to place bait stations, traps or other control devices where house mice are active. This recommendation might sound elementary, but it’s worth the extra... Read more»
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Top 10 nuisance wildlife for Critter Control franchise

August 26, 2016 By
Climate and location can determine which wildlife is the biggest nuisance for Critter Control throughout the year. The following list is the most applicable for spring and summer: Raccoons are nocturnal mammals common throughout North America. Besides the native northern... Read more»
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3 steps to mouse baiting success

August 5, 2016 By
When using snap traps for house mice, the wisdom is the more, the merrier. That’s not the case for rodenticide baiting, though. Inundating a population of mice with bait stations is an inefficient way to approach the problem. Instead, efforts... Read more»
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Exclusive interview with male house mouse

March 16, 2016 By
PMP sits down for an exclusive interview with a male house mouse (Mus musculus). Pest Management Professional (PMP): Sorry I’m late. It was tough finding the place. House mouse (HM): I try to keep a low profile around here. You... Read more»
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Callback Cures: Less is Not Always More

July 20, 2015 By
House mice (Mus musculus) are the most common rodents encountered in structures throughout the world. When it comes to controlling an infestation, clients have very little patience, so it’s important to reduce populations quickly. Sometimes, technicians make the mistake of... Read more»
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House Mouse: Belligerent Biology

October 17, 2014 By
Mouse individuality might play a large part in its ability to adapt and survive. The House mouse, Mus domesticus, is a successfully pestiferous mammal. It thrives in various conditions and is found in and around homes, commercial structures, open fields... Read more»
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Pest Management Foundation awards grant for Purdue house mouse research

June 17, 2014 By
FAIRFAX, VA—The National Pest Management Association’s Pest Management Foundation recently awarded a research grant to Dr. Grzegorz Buczkowski, Purdue University’s Center for Urban and Industrial Pest Management, to research more efficient ways to attract house mice to bait stations and... Read more»
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