Tag: Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Beware: Termiticide treatment zone disruptions

September 26, 2019 By
Flooding and other effects from significant storms can disrupt termiticide treatment zones. If the termiticide layer is disturbed, the treatment zone may not be effective and the termiticide may need to be reapplied. The key factor that determines whether a... Read more»
Dr. Nicky Gallagher, Technical Services Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Reduce mosquito callbacks with barrier applications

May 21, 2019 By
Made with the right equipment, barrier applications can significantly reduce mosquito numbers, bites and callbacks. For best results, follow these tips. Read more»

Industry suppliers talk ant abatement tools, trends

May 8, 2019 By
Product manufacturers share what’s new — and their forecasts for 2019-2025 for ant abatement. Read more»
Dr. Eric Paysen, Technical Services Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Tips for better ant identification

April 1, 2019 By
Ant identification can be daunting, but using a high-quality hand lens is a great place to start. With practice, it is possible to identify most common species without magnification once familiar with general size, color and behavioral characteristics. Always have... Read more»
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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»