Tag: insect growth regulator

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»
Mediterranean Cockroach. (Photo courtesy of, and copyrighted by, Gene White, pmimages@earthlink.net)

Experts share tips for challenging cockroach jobs

September 12, 2019 By
We asked Pest Management Professional's columnists and editorial board members to share their best tips for dealing with challenging cockroach jobs. Read more»
Dr. Reid Ipser, Director of Technical Services, Nisus Corp.

Implement sanitation for cockroach-infested commercial kitchens

April 19, 2019 By
Cockroaches are an indicator that something is amiss in a commercial kitchen. And if a kitchen has cockroaches, it’s very possible other pests are entrenched — and a sanitation maintenance program probably is lacking as well. Sanitation is needed, in... Read more»
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3 steps to limiting inside fly populations

March 1, 2019 By
Follow these three steps to limit fly populations and give your customers some relief from these nuisance pests. Read more»
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MGK study reveals why IGRs work

June 28, 2018 By
Let mosquitoes pick up where you left off, literally. A Rutgers University study published by PLOS: Neglected Tropical Diseases in late 2016 looked at the feasibility of what’s known as the “auto-dissemination” approach to mosquito control. The approach is based... Read more»
Mosquito Joe using CSI products

Mosquito Battles: Lou Schager of Mosquito Joe turns to Control Solutions Inc.

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UF study finds IGRs integral to mosquito control

May 23, 2018 By
A study from the University of Florida found that using insect growth regulators is a good way for PMPs to practice integrated pest management. Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: Control Fleas, Ticks by Breaking Reproduction Cycle

April 10, 2014 By
Fleas and ticks can be difficult to control with general pest control methods and can disrupt the health and well-being of customers. To control these pests when they’re most vulnerable, break their reproduction cycles by using an insect growth regulator... Read more»
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