Tag: yellowjackets

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5 steps to bring your business from good to great

March 24, 2016 By
Baseball players play 162 games per year. The average player gets approximately 155 hits per season, or one hit per game. The really good baseball players get about 185 hits per season. Superstars crack 200 hits per season. In other... Read more»
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Pest Pressure: Dogs, Bed Bugs and Stinging Insects

June 24, 2015 By
What? Domestic dog, Canis lupus familiaris Where? Multi-unit housing Why? Los Angeles, Dallas and other large cities are under assault by increasing “poopetrators.” Many dog owners are not collecting their pets’ feces, resulting in heavy scat placements in and around... Read more»
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Doug Vangundy

Tips & Tricks: 5 Ways to Identify, Control a Stinging Pest Infestation

June 4, 2015 By
Proactively control stinging insect infestations year-round with an integrated pest management (IPM) program that begins with a thorough inspection around the building’s exterior, looking for cracks, holes and crevices that might be entry points or a nest location. Stinging insects’... Read more»

Ask the Expert: Birds, Biting Insects and Yellowjackets

December 17, 2014 By
Q. A homeowner has a bird mite problem, so I removed a bird’s nest from the gutter and treated the inside of the affected room with a labeled insecticide. Four days later, there were still active bird mites in the... Read more»
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FMC Professional Solutions: Stingray

December 9, 2014 By
With instant knockdown and triple-action residual protection, Stingray wasp and hornet jet spray eliminates stinging insects quickly while preventing future nesting. Stingray offers a 20-ft. jet spray that enables you to treat from a safe distance. It can be used... Read more»
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Rockwell Labs Ltd: InVite Liquid Lure

September 16, 2014 By
InVite Liquid Lure is an economical choice for adding a versatile resource to efficiently and effectively capture yellowjackets and fruit flies. When using in traps for stinging insects, dilution with water, fruit juice or fruit-flavored soda will create an irresistible... Read more»
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dos & don’ts: Hymenopterology

February 21, 2014 By
Do the applied hymenopterology and don’t let the German yellowjacket, Paravespula germanica, envenomate people. Eliminate yellowjackets through integrated pest management (IPM). Do define IPM as inspection and investigation, identification, establishing threshold levels, implementing two or more control measures (cultural, physical,... Read more»
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most wanted: Hymenopterology

February 21, 2014 By
Hymenopterology is the branch of entomology that studies ants, bees and wasps. Hymenopterologists develop a pest profile, a behavioral and investigative tool to assist pest management professionals to predict and profile pest characteristics. The German yellowjacket, Paravespula germanica, constructs subterranean... Read more»
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Sean Bergmann: United Pest Solutions

February 1, 2013 By
Sean Bergmann, CEO of Seattle-based United Pest Solutions, is a second-generation pest management professional (PMP) who knows a thing or two about stinging insects after growing up in the business. He shares some insights with Pest Management Professional (PMP). Q:... Read more»