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Photo by Gene White, Researchers ID bed bug pheromone
According to Entomology Today, Simon Fraser University's Professor Regine Gries and Dr. Gerhard Gries led a team of students in finding a set of chemical attractants that can lure bed bugs into traps. Find out how they plan to use this information.
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The big question is whether bed bugs will be attracted to the traps in the presence of a live "host."

- Carol Cobine, owner, The Dog Knows Detection, weighing in on Scientists identify pheromone for bed bug traps via Facebook
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California registers Zyrox fly granular bait
The active ingredient in Zyrox, cyantraniliprole, affects the muscular system of a fly to provide quick and efficient control, resulting in fewer callbacks, according to Syngenta Professional Products.
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FMC, Univar expand help for the homeless
FMC, Univar and dozens of pest management professionals collected and distributed "provision packs" and meals to homeless communities in Ohio, including Columbus, Cincinnati and Cleveland.
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In memoriam: Al Smith, Cooper Pest Solutions
Alan Smith, a 39-year veteran in the pest management industry who worked for Cooper Pest Solutions in Lawrenceville, N.J., passed away on Dec. 13.
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Mixed-martial arts star Lewis Corapi is featured in CleanBrand’s latest advertising, social media and educational campaigns. Check out where the company plans to features this fighter.

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association news
ESA lists fall roster of new ACEs, BCEs 
The Entomological Society of America has announced the individuals who earned their Associate or Board Certified Entomologist designations. See who made the list.
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NPMA names newly certified companies
The National Pest Management Association has released the names of the newest members of its QualityPro and GreenPro programs. Find out which companies qualified.
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movers & shakers
Lora Mills Mills joins Bug Doctor 
Lora Mills is the new executive administrative assistant for the Paramus, N.J.-based pest management firm, Bug Doctor. Learn how she got her start.
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Dayton's Pest Control Dayton's Pest Control wins local awards 
Dayton's Pest Control Services took first place in Pest Control and in Best Place to Work under 50 employees in the Knoxville News Sentinel Readers Choice Awards.
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Moe Jenkins Massey promotes Jenkins to regional manager 
Maurice “Moe” Jenkins is now regional manager of Massey Services' Florida Southeast region. Discover why he earned the promotion.
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Chris Sullens Marathon's Sullens is exec of the year finalist 
Marathon Data Systems President and CEO Chris Sullens was named a finalist in the Executive of the Year Category in the 2014 NJBIZ Business of the Year awards program.
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