Monthly Archives: June 2015

Cockroaches: Fact or Fiction

Q: Are albino (white) cockroaches common in infested homes? A: All newly molted cockroaches are white. Over the next several hours after ecdysis (molt), the wings and body gradually tan and acquire the characteristic color and pattern of the species. … Continue reading

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Bird Control: 4 Es of Bird Management

Pest management professionals who service commercial facilities are well aware of the dangers that insect and rodent pests can pose for food-processing facilities. But how often do you think about birds as a pest? Birds can harbor dozens of bacteria, … Continue reading

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Public Health Update: Tick-Borne Diseases

While pest management professionals can’t offer advice on the medical aspects of ticks, they can offer advice when providing tick-management services. Tick-borne diseases have become more prevalent in recent years, but through advances in modern science, scientists have been able … Continue reading

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