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International Pest Control – January/February 2017 – Vol 59, Nr.1

International Pest Control – January/February 2017 – Vol 59, Nr.1

| April 3, 2017

Welcome to 2017. A pest can be defined as an organism that is in the wrong place, in the wrong numbers and at the wrong time or a bit like the new POTUS, behaving in a way that some find unacceptable. We can often tolerate a few individuals but should their pest behaviour escalate; a […]

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International Pest Control – November/December 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.6

International Pest Control – November/December 2016 – Vol 58, Nr.6

| December 31, 2016

The pumpkin were not the first vegetables to be carved into lanterns at Halloween. It was a Celtic tradition which emigrating Irish and Scots took to the US with them. The earlier European vegetables of choice however were rock hard turnips and beets, the former of which I recall carving every year. And so, when […]

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International Pest Control – November/December 2015 – Vol 57, Nr.6

International Pest Control – November/December 2015 – Vol 57, Nr.6

| December 8, 2015

Trapping insects relies as much upon knowing where best to place a trap, as using the right pheromone or attractant. In the same way, knowing which spray application method to use, is equally if not more crucial when applying a pesticide, to get the best from whichever formulation or active ingredient is chosen. Many years […]

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