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Why your rodent treatment failed

September 14, 2018 By
Analyze your challenges during a rodent infestation to ensure your treatment can be successful. Read more»
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From the archives: Pest control for an atomic age

August 24, 2018 By
In 1951, the magazine offered a take on what would happen to radiation-exposed pests in a three-part article titled. Read more»
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SenesTech, Bug Off Pest Control Center reach distribution agreement

June 11, 2018 By
SenesTech, Inc. announced a distribution agreement with Bug Off Pest Control Center for ContraPest, a non-lethal, rodent fertility control product for rat infestations. Bug Off will also market and sell ContraPest throughout the Greater New York area. Andy Linares, president... Read more»
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What does the future hold for traditional rodent control solutions?

March 9, 2018 By
While monitoring devices are welcomed pieces of the puzzle, traditional rodent control technologies — traps, baits, stations and glue boards — remain integral tools, too. Read more»
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How remote monitoring technology works

March 8, 2018 By
Most systems offer the ability to analyze data and view trap locations. Read more»
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Rodents: PMP looks back at historical events

March 1, 2018 By
This month, we go way back — a few centuries or so. Read more»
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Norway rat, illustrated for the Truman's Guide. (Art: North Coast Media)

The Plague may have been triggered by man-carried pests

January 17, 2018 By
Historically, rats and their fleas are assumed to have spread the outbreaks. Read more»
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Orkin ranks top 50 ‘rattiest’ US cities

October 19, 2017 By
The markets are ranked based on the number of rodent treatments the company performed between Sept. 15, 2016, and Sept. 15, 217, including residential and commercial treatments. Read more»
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How rodents resemble squirrel monkeys

September 5, 2017 By
Rats and mice belong to the order Rodentia and family Muridae. The word rodent is derived from the French word rodere, which means “to gnaw.” Rats possess two pairs of incisor teeth — one pair in the upper jaw and... Read more»
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Trapping roof rats with a sweet tooth

September 1, 2017 By
Follow the clues the rats leave behind as they feast on orange trees. At one time, three color variants of roof rats were recognized. They were known by the following subspecies names: Roof, gray-bellied or Alexandrine rat, Rattus rattus alexandrinus.... Read more»
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