Tag: Oriental cockroaches

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What to consider when managing cockroaches at sensitive accounts

November 4, 2016 By
Healthcare facilities like surgical centers, hospitals, nursing homes and clinics have several unique features that require pest management professionals (PMPs) to deploy special strategies and techniques. Because cockroaches are a reservoir of pathogenic bacteria, fungi and protozoa, cockroaches might pose... Read more»
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Cockroach management revenue, opportunities on the rise

October 31, 2016 By
Cockroaches were scurrying across Earth when dinosaurs ruled the planet. These public health pests are the ultimate survivors. They can live almost a month without food, two weeks without water, and hold their breath for up to 40 minutes. Perhaps... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: Locate moisture sources for Oriental cockroach control

April 13, 2016 By
The first step in controlling any pest is to make sure you identify it correctly. Unfortunately, misidentification can give cockroaches the advantage. For example, nymph-stage Oriental cockroaches (Blatta orientalis) can easily be confused with nymphs of the American cockroach (Periplaneta... Read more»