Tag: ticks

Expert tips for fleas, flies, ticks

July 19, 2019 By
Ticks hitchhike on wildlife and can reside on bushes. Fleas like to be where pets lay the most. In kitchens, flies are indicative of a serious sanitation issue. Read more»
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Use sanitation to control ticks

July 15, 2019 By
While sanitation goes a long way, control products can prevent and knock down tick populations. Read more»
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Flea, fly, tick: Consider the source

July 8, 2019 By
Consider the unseen when targeting the source of a flea, fly or tick infestation. Read more»
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Tips in time for the busy season

June 15, 2019 By
Now that temperatures outside are warming up, customers eager to spend more time in their backyards are keeping pest management professionals (PMPs) busy. From about April through October, PMPs have an important job to do: protect the public from the... Read more»
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Test your knowledge of fleas and ticks

May 13, 2019 By
Use these questions to see how much you really know about fleas and ticks and the differences between the two. Read more»
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Terminix debuts tick control system

May 1, 2019 By
Terminix launched its Terminix Tick Defend System, an integrated pest management system that helps protect yards and homes from tick infestations. Read more»
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Pests can cause seasonal allergies

April 22, 2019 By
Warn your customers this spring that some of biggest allergy offenders include pests such as bed bugs and dust mites, not weeds or pollen. Read more»

Flea and tick control advised for all rodent work

February 4, 2019 By
Pest control is an effective way to protect public health. For proof, look no further than an article from the August 1960 issue of Pest Control magazine, as Pest Management Professional was known at the time, which focused on flea-... Read more»
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Identifying spiders vs. ticks

January 17, 2019 By
The easiest way to identify a tick is by the number of legs it has. Like other arachnids, ticks have eight legs in the nymph and adult stages, but only six legs in the larval stage (the so-called “seed tick”... Read more»
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Fiction: Crawley and the rats in the neighborhood

December 10, 2018 By
Publisher’s Note: This series — “The Adventures of Crawley McPherson, Bug Man” — is a work of fiction. Crawley McPherson and all other characters in this series are products of the author’s imagination or used fictitiously. All names, places, locations... Read more»
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