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Beware of stinging pest allergies

April 11, 2019 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) should be warned: stinging insect bites can cause severe allergic reactions. A PMP in England recently died after being stung twice by wasps. Lee Darker encountered the wasps while servicing an account and successfully removing a... Read more»
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JF Oakes: The Advantage Yellow Jacket Trap

August 27, 2018 By
The Advantage Yellow Jacket Trap is made of heavy-duty molded plastic. Each trap includes a disposable liner for easy clean-up. Extra liners are sold separately. The trap can also be converted to capture flies and other flying insects by changing... Read more»
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CSI: Stryker Wasp and Hornet Killer

July 6, 2018 By
Control Solutions Inc.’s new Stryker Wasp and Hornet Killer, featuring 0.1 percent prallethrin, kills wasps, spiders, hornets and yellowjackets on contact up to 20 feet away, providing applicator safety. Use the 15-ounce can outdoors and in attics and crawlspaces. The... Read more»
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CSI: Spectre PS Insecticide

June 22, 2018 By
Control Solutions Inc.’s new Spectre PS Insecticide aerosol, featuring 0.5 percent chlorfenapyr, features an easy-to-use actuator that gets the product to where pests hide, crawl and live — controlling even those you don’t see, the company says. It is labeled... Read more»
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Zoecon: Essentria Wasp & Hornet Spray

May 21, 2018 By
Essentria Wasp & Hornet Spray is an essential oil formulation, featuring botanically derived active ingredients including peppermint oil. This easy-to-use, water-based solution sprays up to 20 feet with foaming action, effectively treating hard-to-reach problem areas. The non-staining product is approved... Read more»
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Wasps, up close and personal

August 16, 2016 By
Since I moved to Florida from Ohio last year, I have been observing a variety of interesting stinging insects right outside my front door. I put a nesting board for solitary bees into the recess for the garage window.  I drilled a... Read more»
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Dos & Don’ts: Paper Wasps

June 12, 2014 By
Do the applied biology and don’t let Polistines or paper wasps, Polistes spp., nest within architectural features that place inhabitants at risk of stings. Eliminate wasps through an environmentally benign process of integrated pest management (IPM). Do explain to your... Read more»
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Big bad ants

July 10, 2013 By
Who are the big bad boys in the ant world? When it comes to size, none are bigger than the greater giant hunting ant (Dinoponera gigantea). This monster of an ant — on record as being the largest ant in... Read more»
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