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How frequently should indoor permanent bait points be inspected?
Every two weeks
Every six weeks
Every four weeks
When a pest professional thinks it’s needed
When can permanent baiting be employed?
As a last resort when reinvasion is very likely
If there is even a small risk of reinvasion
Only when there is an ‘r’ in the month
What is the first thing you should do to access free resistance testing?
Collect three rodent tail samples
Buy some sealable plastic bags
Email Clare Jones with your post codes
Phone the VPU
What should you do with your rodent tail samples if you are unable to post them to Reading immediately?
Throw them away
Put them in the freezer
Keep them in the van
Put them in a cool box with freezer packs
In 1996 David Pinniger was involved in the first UK trial of the sex pheromone for webbing clothes moth. How successful was it?
Caught the same number of moths
Caught 20 times the moths
Caught 10 times the moths
Caught 30 times the moths
In 2011 two ‘collections’ pests were singled out for their remarkable increase – which two?
Webbing clothes moth & brown carpet beetle
Brown carpet beetle & furniture beetle
Webbing clothes moth & silverfish
Silverfish & furniture beetle
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