Content tagged "pest management"

How to Kill Fire Ants

Imported Fire Ants Ant Pests Updated: January 25, 2018

Find out where fire ants came from, where you find them now, and whether fire ants are good or bad.Then we'll show you how to get rid of fire ants using safe...

I have small, dark ants in my house. How do I get rid of them?

The first step in any pest management plan is to identify the pest. With ants this can be quite difficult because of their small size. A microscope with...

A bat is in my house but I don’t know where it is. How can I find the bat and get it out?

Never fear! The experts are here. First, you need to locate where the bat is in the house.When trying to locate the bat make sure to use thick, preferably...

Pest Management - table of contents

The Garden Professors Updated: September 15, 2014

Pathogen ManagementManaging Disease Without Fungicides - A Focus on Sanitation 

An Introduction to Stored Product Pests

Pest Management In and Around Structures Updated: November 05, 2012

 Next: Food Items Conducive to Stored Product Pests>> previousMany different kinds of insects, mostly small beetles and moths, infest food and nonfood...

The Indianmeal Moth, a Stored Product Pest

 Next: The Sawtoothed Grain Beetle, a Stored Product Pest >> previousThe Indianmeal moth, Plodia interpunctella, is the most common stored product pest in...

Food Items Conducive to Infestation by Stored Product Pests

 Next: The Indian Meal Moth, a Stored Product Pestprevious Stored product pests vary widely in their food preferences.A partial list of edible food items...

I keep finding silverfish in my sink and bathtub, how can I control them?

Houses provide a perfect habitat for silverfish. Preferring moderate temperatures between 70 and 80 °F, and a relative humidity of between 75 to 95%, they...

What is the best way to discourage spiders from taking up residence in a basement?

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