Tag: pharaoh ants

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Are pharaoh ants leaders of the pack?

April 4, 2017 By
Pest Management Professional (PMP): (looking around) This is a pretty nice kitchen. Have you been here long? Pharaoh Ant (PA): (rather guarded) Not at all. I hitchhiked here when the owners brought in some vegetables from their garden. As for... Read more»
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Choose weapons wisely when fighting pharaoh ants

April 18, 2016 By
Infestations of pharaoh ants (Monomorium pharaonis) can be a persistent source of consternation for pest management professionals (PMPs) in commercial and residential accounts. Their small size makes it easy for populations to be introduced. Infestations are often overlooked until populations... Read more»
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Ants and the Overlooked Opportunity for Ongoing Income

August 17, 2015 By
Ants have a lot going for them. Let’s examine why, so we can gain the upper hand. It’s important to understand basic ant management principles based on their behavior. When you knock out an ant population in a zone, the... Read more»
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Callback Cures: Use Extreme Weather to Your Advantage

June 25, 2015 By
If the weather has been less than ideal lately, you can bet some peridomestic ants (and other pests) will be searching for an environmental reprieve ­— inside your customers’ homes. During the summer, two sets of conditions have reliably led... Read more»
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BASF Announces New Termidor SC & WG Termiticide/Insecticide Labels

March 19, 2008 By
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved a label amendment for Termidor SC termiticide/insecticide and Termidor WG termiticide/insecticide, a nonrepellent, undetectable product manufactured by BASF. The new Termidor labels allow for the usage of Termidor to treat additional perimeter pests;... Read more»