Pest Test Issue 58 August & September 2018

Read through our articles on 'Eyes fixed on China' (pages 18-19), 'Can IPM help prevent insecticide resistance?', (pages 25-27),' Bed bugs bad for hotel reputations' (pages 29 & 31) and 'Be proactive to keep bed bugs undercover' (pages 32 & 33) in Pest 58 and answer these questions:

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1: How much does Rob Fryatt estimate the Chinese pest control market is growing per year?
10-15% 25-30%
20-25% 30-35%
2: What is the minimum heat required to kill all stages in the life cycle of a bed bug?
30°C 50°C
40°C 60°C
3: What insecticide classes can you use in the USA but not in the UK?
DDVP IGRs
Pyrethrins Pyrethoids
4: What % of leisure travellers could correctly identify a bed bug?
20% 28%
25% 30%
5: What % of business travellers said they would be very unlikely to book a hotel that had an online report of bed bugs?
41% 61%
51% 71%
6: What is the minimum temperature Clive Boase says bed bugs are active from?
2°C 20°C
12°C 22°C



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