Pest Test Issue 66: December 2019 & January 2020

Read through our articles on 'Yet more regulatory madness hits pest professionals', 'Owl data not good news', 'We're lucky to have stewardship! Or are we', and 'How mosquito control has changed' and answer the questions below:

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1: Which two active substances are house mice now widely resistant to?
Difenacoum & difethialone Brodifacoum & difenacoum
Difenacoum & bromadiolone Bromadiolone & flocoumafen
2: Which two active substances are the only ones found in those products that are approved for permanent baiting against house mice?
Difenacoum & difethialone Brodifacoum & difenacoum
Difenacoum & bromadiolone Bromadiolone & flocoumafen
3: What percentage of owls that died in 2018 had detectable anticoagulant residues in their livers?
67% 81%
78% 87%
4: When was the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime launched?
August 2012 July 2015
June 2013 January 2018
5: How long do rodenticide users have to demonstrate that stewardship is working?
Up to the end of 2020 Up to the end of 2022
Up to the end of 2021 Up to the end of 2023
6: How many species of mosquito are native to the UK?
14 34
24 44



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