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Keeping pests at bay in Covid-19 pandemic
Keeping pests at bay in Covid-19 pandemic
The British Pest Control Association (BPCAS) is urging householders to be vigilant to pest infestation during the Covid-19 crisis. The move comes as some local authorities struggle to maintain refuse collection services.
Pests set to flourish during the Coronavirus outbreak
Pests set to flourish during the Coronavirus outbreak
PelGar said it anticipates that many pests will flourish as a direct result of decreased human activity in and around buildings through social distancing and lockdown measures.
PelGar says storms will drive displaced pests into human areas
PelGar says storms will drive displaced pests into human areas
With the back-to-back battering of Storms Ciara and Dennis resulting in widespread flooding across the UK, PelGar International said it is appropriate to speculate what effects this will have on British wildlife, both non-pest and pest alike.
PestTech seminars hit the right note
PestTech seminars hit the right note
One thing stood out about this year’s PestTech seminar programme. All of the sessions had much more to do with safeguarding wildlife and/or preventing the invasion of pests than they did about actual treatments and control.
News from Plastdiversity - the BETA rodent station
News from Plastdiversity - the BETA rodent station
Passing quality test after quality test, BETA rodent bait stations manufactured by the Portuguese company Plastdiversity have been popular with pest professionals for two decades.
News from Ekommerce – we want you...
News from Ekommerce – we want you...
All the way from Italy, and exhibiting for the very first time at PestWorld was Ekommerce. In their booth, some of the company’s products were on display, but their prime objective was to seek out new distributors from across the globe – they want you.
Full house for rodent control session at Disinfestando
Full house for rodent control session at Disinfestando
It was a very full house for the rodent control session held on Thursday 7 March, day two of Disinfestando 2019 in Milan. The high attendance level was proof, if it was needed, of the importance of rodent control and the desire among pest professionals across Europe for information on what can and can’t be done to combat infestations.
Norway rat control back on the Phostoxin and Talunex labels but...
Norway rat control back on the Phostoxin and Talunex labels but...
The suspension of the approval of aluminium phosphide for the non-agricultural control of Norway rats has been lifted. This means that pest professionals holding the correct qualification – that’s the Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control - can, once again, use Phostoxin and Talunex for rodent control. However, there is a ‘but’ and it’s a ‘big but’!


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