Special bed bug Pest Test sponsored by Syngenta

Aware of just how important it is for busy pest professionals to keep up-to-date, Syngenta Professional Pest Management has sponsored the production of a technical update on bed bugs in Issue 48 of Pest magazine. Read that article and then answer the following questions to earn two extra CPD points.

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1: What percentage of people display an allergic reaction to bed bug bites?
10% 30%
20% 40%
2: How long does a room need to be held at a temperature of 46°C to kill bed bugs?
30 mins 4 hours
1 hour 12 hours
3: What is the chance of a hotel room adjacent to a known population also being infested?
10% 33%
20% 50%
4: How long can an adult bed bug typically survive without feeding?
One day One month
One week Ten months
5: How much of a pesticide’s label recommended rate should you use to assure minimum resistance risk?
100% 70%
80% 50%
6: Which of the following is NOT a way that bed bugs can spread?
Crawling through gaps in floors and walls Flying between houses
Via personal belongings Via cleaning equipment



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