Tag: Norway rat

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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»
rat in trash can PHOTO: MARK SHEPERDIGIAN

Ask the Expert: Outdoor rat-proofing tips

June 19, 2019 By
A pest management professional is servicing a house with a Norway rat problem, and compost bins that provide a constant food source. Read more»
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Rodent tales with Jacob Barnes, Barnes Wildlife Control

March 19, 2019 By
Jacob Barnes, owner of Barnes Wildlife Control, Dayton, Ohio, shares a tale of two rodent jobs and their challenges Read more»
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Rodent exclusion is worth the effort

February 25, 2019 By
So, is it really possible to physically exclude mice by sealing up gaps and filling in holes? Read more»

Fast, effective rodent control with Selontra

September 5, 2018 By
Five years of research and development at BASF has resulted in Selontra®, a patented soft bait formula for controlling rodents. With its fast colony kill and impressive labor savings, Selontra rodent bait gives you the power to take on even the worst rat and mice infestations while saving valuable time and money. SPONSORED CONTENT Read more»
Note how the rear of this building was once maintained, but has fallen into neglect; the forest is beginning to reclaim its old territory. The vines up the back allow an easy route for mice to gain entry. Photo: Mark Sheperdigian, BCE

Conducive conditions: A different kind of mall rat

October 19, 2017 By
Strip malls offer several unique challenges to pest management. Typically, a strip mall has a number of stores unrelated to one another, sharing only a common wall and a common landlord. Sometimes they have a parking lot in back with... Read more»
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Norway rat, illustrated for the Truman's Guide. (Art: North Coast Media)

‘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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Most Wanted: Norway Rat

April 8, 2015 By
The Norway rat (Rattus Norvegicus) has committed innumerable assaults through millions of insidiously cryptic infestations. Mass attacks cause significantly reduced public heath, as well as substantial damage to food commodities and structures. Description: Generally brown pelage, small eyes, a rounded snout and... Read more»
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