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Cover for Understanding the business of controlling pests.

This chapter discusses urban pest control business, trends in the pest control industry, pest control tools, sustainable pest control and green pest control. The health effects of human exposure to pesticides are described.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Household pests and their control - cockroaches.

This chapter describes the appearance, life cycle, behaviour, and control and management of German cockroach (Blattella germanica), American cockroach (Periplaneta americana), brown-banded cockroach (Supella longipalpa), Oriental cockroach (Blatta orientalis), Australian cockroach (P. australasiae...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Household pests and their control - flies.

This chapter describes the life cycle, control and management of housefly (Musca domestica). The insecticide treatment methods and use of traps (food-baited traps, water trap using a light source, UV light trap) for housefly control are discussed. The trap location and design, effect of lighting...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Household pests and their control - mosquitoes.

This chapter describes the life cycle of mosquitoes in general and the life cycle and behaviour of particular species such as Aedes aegypti, A. albopictus, Culex quinquefasciatus, Anopheles and Mansonia. The mosquito habitats in urban areas and the control and management of urban mosquitoes are...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Household pests and their control - bed bugs.

This chapter describes the appearance, life cycle, control and management of bed bugs (Cimex hemipterus and C. lectularius). Control measures such as traps and monitors, insecticides, fumigation, heat treatment and repellents are discussed.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Household pests and their control - termites.

This chapter describes the appearance, behaviour and economic importance of subterranean, drywood and damp wood termites. Further, the chapter also discusses their management and control, including step-by-step procedure of baiting, chemical treatment, and trenching.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Stored product pests.

This chapter describes some common stored product pests, i.e. the rice weevil (Sitophilus oryzae and S. granarius), sawtoothed grain beetle (Oryzaephilus surinamensis), red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum) and confused flour beetle (Tribolium confusum), cigarette or tobacco beetle (Lasioderma...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vertebrate pests and their control.

This chapter deals with vertebrate pests, including rats and mice (which transmit parasites and diseases to other animals and humans, and can be found in gardens and forests), bats (find shelter in structures) and birds (which create problems when they come into conflict with human). Information is ...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methodology in pest control - insecticide formulations.

This chapter describes the pesticide formulations and application in pest control. The most commonly used insecticide active ingredients such as pyrethroids, organophosphates (chlorpyrifos and dichlorvos), insect growth regulators, carbamates (propoxur), phenylpyrazoles (fipronil) and...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methodology in pest control - insecticide baits and baiting.

This chapter describes insecticide baits and baiting methods for cockroaches, common ants and subterranean termites. Preventive treatment of termites using in-ground stations, treating infestation with above-ground stations, measuring the process of colony elimination, and active ingredients...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter

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