Tag: Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Arizona bark scorpion (Photo: iStock.com/Srabin)

How eliminating food sources can improve scorpion control

August 29, 2018 By
To run a long-term, sustainable scorpion management program, it is important to consider the urban ecosystem and make it less hospitable for scorpions. Read more»

Military survival kits include Syngenta, Woodstream products

March 26, 2016 By
An insecticide may not immediately come to mind as a vital component of a survival kit, but for those serving in the military, it can be critical. When soldiers are deployed, an insecticide is a helpful addition to survival kits... Read more»
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Tips & Tricks: Monitor cockroach population changes

March 23, 2016 By
Predicting cockroach population changes and movement can be critical during winter and early spring. Cockroaches are typically suppressed during colder months, so take advantage of this by continuing to monitor and treat with baits and insect growth regulators (IGRs). Here... Read more»

Tips & Tricks: How to Combat Fleas, Flies and Ticks

March 3, 2016 By
Sanitation is the best way to reduce filthy fly numbers, but getting customer cooperation to help reduce breeding sites can be a challenge. Full Dumpsters can provide all the necessary resources for some flies to develop. Read more»
Dr. ElRay Roper

Tips & Tricks: Utilizing Research and Experience for Bed Bug Control

November 19, 2015 By
Bed bug control jobs are a good test of the quality of your pest management efforts. Thorough inspections for bed bugs are critical, perhaps more than with any other pest inspection. Accurate identification and effective treatment of all bed bug... Read more»
Dr. Nicky Gallagher, Technical Services Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Tips & Tricks: 5 Tools for PMPs to Detect Termites

November 10, 2015 By
There are many tools pest management professionals (PMPs) can use to detect termites: Moisture meters — A moisture level of 20 percent or more is a strong indicator of termites. Methane detectors — Inserting a probe into the area will... Read more»
Dr. ElRay Roper

Tips & Tricks: Manage Spiders with IPM Concepts

September 17, 2015 By
Spiders are challenging pests to manage because of the diversity of spider species, habitats and behaviors. When controlling spiders, keep these integrated pest management (IPM) concepts in mind: ⦁ Manage outside lighting to reduce attraction to the structure. ⦁ Remove... Read more»
Dr. Nicky Gallagher, Technical Services Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Tips & Tricks: 3 Ways to Prepare for Mosquito Season

April 9, 2015 By
If you offer residential mosquito treatments, three tips to prepare for a successful season include: 1. Manage customer expectations. Determine whether you can meet your customers’ expectations, and avoid any claims of complete mosquito elimination or disease prevention. 2. Reducing... Read more»
Dr. ElRay Roper

Tips & Tricks: Questions to Ask When Baiting for Rodents

February 24, 2015 By
When baiting for rodents, answer these questions to achieve the best results: Where should you place a bait station? Place it close to active trail environments to intercept rodents as they travel through. How much bait should you use? If... Read more»
Dr. ElRay Roper

Tips & Tricks: To Control Cockroaches, Consider an IPM approach

December 30, 2014 By
Cockroaches can be potential vectors for the transmission of human diseases. Pest professionals should consider an integrated pest management (IPM) approach to control that includes: Inspection and monitoring. Carry a flashlight and small mirror to allow you to see difficult... Read more»