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McCloud finds success using mating disruption for Indianmeal moth infestations

August 9, 2018 By
Mating disruption is a common control method used for Indianmeal moth infestations in food facilities. Read more»
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3 ways insect pests woo their mates

February 13, 2018 By
Here are the less than romantic, quirky, and sometimes fatal ways certain pests woo their mates, proving that ‘love’ doesn’t need to cost a thing. Read more»
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Trécé Inc.: CIDETRAK IMM Dispenser

September 16, 2015 By
Trécé introduces the MESO, an extended-size dispenser for its organic-certified Indianmeal moth (IMM) mating disruptant, CIDETRAK IMM. The new size features the same U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) number as the original, with an addendum label. Ideal for large application... Read more»
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NPMA lists Top 4 strangest pest mating rituals

February 11, 2015 By
FAIRFAX, VA—The most romantic day of the year is almost here! What passes for love in the wacky world of insects, however, can be downright creepy, and even fatal to some species. In honor of Valentine’s Day, the National Pest... Read more»
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Tips and Tricks: Scent of a Female Indianmeal Moth – Stop the Process

February 27, 2014 By
For male Indianmeal moths (IMM), the scent of a female is the ultimate aphrodisiac. To get male IMM in the mood, females need only to release sex pheromones. Males follow the chemical secretions and mate, creating the next generation of... Read more»
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