Pest Test Issue 62: April & May 2019

Read through our articles on How low can you go (pages 8-11) and Knowledge is power (pages 14 to 17) and answer these questions:

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1: How long does Alex Wade say a 25 ppm product will take to kill a 250g rate?
Twice as long A week or so longer
Only a day or so longer No difference
2: Which of the following companies have a full range of 25 ppm professional products?
Syngenta Lodi
BASF PelGar
3: What might happen to the authorisations for the 50 ppm single feed products next time they are reviewed?
Given a short 1 year approval Renewed for 10 years
Renewed for 5 years Might not be renewed at all
4: In which life stage does a cockroach require the most carbohydrate?
First instar Fourth instar
Second instar Fifth instar
5: What percentage of a naturally occurring cockroach population is usually nymphs?
10% 60%
40% 70%
6: Why can it be difficult to control first and second cockroach instars?
Not attracted to gel baits Naturally immune to baits
Don’t need to eat until older Rarely leave harbourage



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