Blog Posts - Pest Management



Companies pressed to tie up with ecosystems research firm on pest management-driven mangrove farming amid unsustainable practices since Yolanda

The Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB) has pressed companies and organized groups to tie up with  ERADB on pest management-driven mangrove farming amid unsustainable mangrove planting craze since Yolanda wreaked havoc in the country i...
by Business Diary Philippines on Apr 5, 2016

Question of the Week: How Can I Prevent Bed Bugs In My Facility?

Facility Executive Magazine The last thing you want to worry about is a bed bug infestation in the office, but unfortunately, it is becoming more common. How can you prevent these pests from infesting your facility? Question of the Week: How Can I Pr...
by FacilityBlog on Nov 9, 2015

Treating Bees with Essential Oils

Beehives can face various risks. Instead of using chemical treatments which can be stored in the wax, try choosing a natural option—essential oils.
by Hunter Happenings on Oct 8, 2015

March 15-21: Termite Awareness Week

Facility Executive Magazine Subterranean termites can collapse a building entirely, destroy plastic plumbing pipes, and may cause serious damage. March 15-21: Termite Awareness Week appeared first on Facility Executive Magazine.
by FacilityBlog on Mar 16, 2015

What’s in a name? The dingo’s sorry saga

The more I delve into the science of predator management, the more I realise that the science itself takes a distant back seat to the politics. It would be naïve to think that the management of dingoes in Australia is any more politically charged...
by Conservation Bytes on Jan 30, 2015

Bio-Control of Crop Diseases

Many of our local plants contain helpful chemicals, particularly alkaloids, that are effective against fungal and bacterial diseases of other plants. Thus, they are mixed with the soil to control the fungus that causes the diseases of seedlings. Allo...
by Business Diary Philippines on Jan 27, 2015

The 70th Anniversary of the Florida Pest Management Association

As the Florida Pest Management Association embarks on their 70th Anniversary, I’m truly honored to serve this year as the organization’s 68th President. I just want to start by thanking 2014 President Billy Riley for his outstanding leadership an...

November 16-22 Is Rodent Awareness Week

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine Aside from being a nuisance, rodents are vectors of a vast array of diseases and can also chew through drywall, insulation, wood, and electrical wiring, with the potential to cause fires. November 16-22 Is...
by FacilityBlog on Nov 13, 2014

Corn Output Up in the U.S.

The thousands of field inspections that took place last week during the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour found corn output in the U.S. will be 0.4 percent over the government’s... Read More The post Corn Output Up in the U.S. appeared first o...
by Zintro Blog on Sep 2, 2014

A Second Look at Insecticide Resistance in GM Crops

Last month Zintro spoke with George Vassiliou, a Professor of Pesticides and Ecotoxicology , about corn farmers’ concerns that some insects are resistant to genetically modified versions of crops. Vassiliou, who... Read More The post A S...
by Zintro Blog on Jul 17, 2014

Pesticide Use Increasing Among U.S. Corn Farmers

Corn farmers are becoming increasingly concerned that some insects are resistant to genetically modified versions of crops. As a result, the use of pesticides among U.S. farmers is surging. When... Read More The post Pesticide Use Increasin...
by Zintro Blog on Jun 18, 2014

Environmental Implications of Pesticides with Delayed Toxicity

The debate about the environmental safety, or lack there of, for the neonicotinoid insecticides begs us to ask what would be the characteristics of an environmentally safe or benign pesticide?  Despite a growing and flourishing organic agriculture m...
by Squash Practice on Nov 18, 2013

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bed Bugs… Prevent And Eradicate

Due in part to the large size of most facilities, as well as the numerous hiding places such structures offer bed bugs, expelling this pest can be extremely difficult.The post WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bed Bugs… Prevent And Eradicate appeared first on Tod...
by FacilityBlog on Aug 15, 2013

National Centre for Integrated Pest Management (NCIPM) Recruitment for 02 Senior Research August 2013

National Centre for Integrated Pest Management (NCIPM) Recruitment for 02 Senior Research August 2013Job Details :National Centre for Integrated Pest Management (NCIPM) invites applications for recruitment ofSenior Research Fellow . NCIPM is goi...
by GOVJOBLIST on Aug 6, 2013

National Centre for Integrated Pest Management (NCIPM) Recruitment for Research Associates AND Senior Research Fellows 2013

National Centre for Integrated Pest Management (NCIPM) Recruitment for  Research Associates AND  Senior Research Fellows 2013Job details : National Centre for Integrated Pest Management (NCIPM) invites applications for recrui...
by GOVJOBLIST on Aug 5, 2013

NCPIM National Centre For Integrated Pest Management for Senior Research Fellow Vacancies Walkins Recruitment 2013

NCPIM National Centre For Integrated Pest Management  for Senior Research Fellow Vacancies Walkins Recruitment 2013NCPIM Recruitment 2013 for Senior Research Fellow Vacancies Walkins – National Centre For Integrated Pest Managem...
by GOVJOBLIST on Aug 2, 2013

Pest Management (Vegetables) NC II in the Philippines

Pest Management (Vegetables) NC II is a short TESDA course in the Philippines that will train you in implementing pest management activities in both backyard and commercial vegetable farms. Some examples of skills that you will acquire from enrolli...

Can Australia afford the dingo fence?

I wrote this last night with Euan Ritchie of Deakin University in response to some pretty shoddy journalism that misrepresented my comments (and Euan’s work). Our article appeared first in The Conversation this morning (see original article). &...
by Conservation Bytes on May 17, 2012

Commercial Pest Management – How well are you REALLY Protected?

When was the last time your business benefited from commercial pest management? Do you feel prepared? It only takes one roach, mosquito, bed bug or termite to breach your business and lay an egg that can lead to catastrophe. While customers & cli...
by Pest Control Services for Life on Feb 29, 2012

Integrated Pest Management in the School Garden

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is the term we use to describe the methods involved in controlling animals and insects in the garden.  Before listing them it is important to point out the following: 1) Not all insects in the garden are harmful. Fam...
by School Garden Weekly on Feb 15, 2012


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