Pest Test Issue 61: February & March 2019

Read through our articles on Ficam D re-approved but... (pages 8-11), Don’t be afraid to lift the cover (page 15-17), and 2018 Bed bug summit (page 32 &33) and answer these questions:

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1: Ficam D’s label has changed. In which of the following structures is Ficam D no longer allowed to be used?
Garages Greenhouses
Lofts Sheds
2: What is the maximum number of treatments specified on the new label?
1 111
11 No limit
3: Why is John Hope worried about the personal protective equipment requirements on the new label?
Type 4 coveralls are expensive Nitrile gloves are hard to come by
They ignore the threat from the wasps Particle filter masks are not a good look
4: What percentage of rat problems inside people’s homes does David Parnell attribute to drain defects?
78% 89%
87% 98%
5: Which of the following do Dave Oldbury and David Parnell agree is the most common drain defect?
Failure to replace the stopper in the rodding eye Drains built over inappropriate substrate
Widespread use of plastic pipes Worn out Victorian drains
6: How much was awarded in the largest legal bed bug battle in the USA?
$24,500 $2.45 million
$245,000 $24.5 million

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