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International Pest Control – March/April 2017 – Vol 59, Nr.2

International Pest Control – March/April 2017 – Vol 59, Nr.2

| April 29, 2017

Unlike Spring in the northern hemisphere, we are a bit late this month. Blame a manic March and a very successful PestEx for which we have delayed our publishing date to include a review. Our thanks to Clive for the report and BPCA for the photos. The whole pest management industry seems to be thriving […]

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International Pest Control – September/October 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.5

International Pest Control – September/October 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.5

| December 30, 2016

With the autumn comes not just the falling of leaves, darker nights and colder days, but a time to move from outdoor to indoor pest management activities,unless you are in the southern hemisphere where you will be soon deluged by a fresh Spring season of new plagues of pest problems. Ah the joy of editing […]

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International Pest Control – July/August 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.4

International Pest Control – July/August 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.4

| August 10, 2016

Can 2016 become any more unpredictable or unsafe? It’s great when an event such as Wales qualifying for the semi-finals of the Euro2016 tournament can bring a smile to some peoples’ faces and less good when others manipulate situations for some cause or their own gain, contributing to suffering and loss of life. Recent events […]

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International Pest Control – May/June 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.3

International Pest Control – May/June 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.3

| June 10, 2016

The amenity market covers numerous pests and pest situations and is our special feature this issue. It is a sector that often is neglected by industry and the regulators, as illustrated this year by the ban in the UK of chlorpyrifos, which has long been the subject of a stewardship campaign (Say No To Drift). […]

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International Pest Control – March/April 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.2

International Pest Control – March/April 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.2

| May 3, 2016

We have had some very encouraging and favourable comments about the new look that we launched with our last issue. Thank you for these. While both I and the magazine may be in our 50’s, I believe we are still able to adapt, refresh and move with the times. If you have suggestions for more […]

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International Pest Control – January/February 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.1

International Pest Control – January/February 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.1

| February 21, 2016

IPC has been delivering the latest in news, views and technological developments in pest management for 57 years. In that time, we have made a few changes to improve the presentation and refresh our image. This year we start 2016 with a new front cover and section icons to help navigate your way through the […]

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International Pest Control – September/October 2015 – Vol 57, Nr.5

International Pest Control – September/October 2015 – Vol 57, Nr.5

| October 12, 2015

I was always told that studying Latin would be good for a science career so I have for a long time now believed pheromones are not biopesticides. The word pesticide is derived from Latin – ‘pestis’ meaning ‘plague’ and ‘cide’ from caedere ‘to kill’. Semiochemicals do not kill when used as control agents –they simply […]

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International Pest Control – March/April 2015 – Vol57, Nr.2

International Pest Control – March/April 2015 – Vol57, Nr.2

| April 17, 2015

The word pest can so often conjure up thoughts of insects and yet weeds are pests too (plants in the wrong place) and as IPC covers all pests, this month our special feature considers weed management.  Herbicides are still the most economical way to control weeds and they account for the largest share of sales […]

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International Pest Control – July/August 2013 – Vol.55, Nr.4

International Pest Control – July/August 2013 – Vol.55, Nr.4

| July 30, 2013

Summer is well and truly upon us in the Northern hemisphere and the rains and winds of 2012 have been replaced by the heat and sun of 2013. Pest management is all about coping with changing situations that confront us and the weather certainly makes forward planning a challenge. One of the challenges of Editor […]

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