Library

A great deal of useful information comes into the Pest office or is found when we are out and about! We frequently post news stories about relevant books, leaflets, apps and other resources. But, finding this information, when it's needed and, quickly, at a later date can be difficult. That's why we've created this library for pest professionals. It's where we file all the useful stuff we come across and it's all searchable.

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Acheta: Guidance on outdoor rodent control Acheta: Guidance on outdoor rodent control
This useful two-page guidance note from Acheta summarises the recent changes in outdoor rodent control.
 
inPEST 2019 product catalogue inPEST 2019 product catalogue
The inPEST catalogue from Italian company, GEA, lists a wide range of innovative rodent and insect monitoring traps, rodent bait stations, pheromone products, dry fog systems, bird repellents, UV flykillers and more.... It's a comprehensive catalogue of all all the products in the inPEST range. .
 
VPU: Rodent tail testing protocol VPU: Rodent tail testing protocol
Discover the resistance status of rats and mice in your area by sending the Vertebrate Pest Unit (VPU) at the University of Reading tail tips. This document provides full guidance on how to take and mail in your samples.
 
CRRU: Anticoagulant resistance in rats & mice in the UK 2017 CRRU: Anticoagulant resistance in rats & mice in the UK 2017
This new study by Reading University has identified the massive extent of L120Q resistance in rats across the whole of central southern England. Unfortunately lack of sample availability means data is not available to determine the extent of resistance across the UK generally.
 
Rat Land Rat Land
This report, produced by London Assembly member Susan Hall, concludes that London's rodent problem is on the rise. Using freedom of information requests, all 32 London boroughs were asked how many rodent complaints had been reported to them over the past five years. The report goes on to look at the possible consequences for local authorities who do not address the problem, as well as exploring what other cities have done about similar issues in Europe.
 
RatWall: Rat facts infographic RatWall: Rat facts infographic
Produced by Metex, in support of their Ratwall product, this infographic provides a useful source of rat information 'under one roof'. Everything including their structure and biology is covered, along with population statistics detailed by Dr Dave Cowan of the Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) who breaks the total down by location – homes, commercial premises, rural environments and sewers in towns and cities.
 
CropLife: Rodenticide resistance management CropLife: Rodenticide resistance management
CropLife International which, as the name implies is primarily a farming-oriented trade organisation, is taking a much more active role these days in resistance management. Working closely with the Resistance Action Committees it has produced a new A4, full colour leaflet which provides a graphical representation of how rodenticide resistance develops.useful for those who are new to professional pest management and as an educational handout to customers.
 


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