The fact that Bug Off Pest Control Center provided public health training for the New York City Department of Health and for the New York City Parks Department created great interest in the pest control community for us to present an abridged version of this...

A truly unique and informative workshop on the scientific foundation of pest control. The program reviewed general arthropod characteristics (structure, function, taxonomy). A thorough examination of insects followed (anatomy, physiology, life cycle, environmental niche.) Presented by Joe Barile (Maxforce/Clorox) May 27, 1999....

An examination of rodent behavior and biology. A review of rodent-borne diseases, history of pathogen transmission and precautions for pest control professionals. This was followed by an analysis of integrated pest management, a study of formulations and a reinforcement of label interpretation, proper handling of...

Biology and identification of fleas, diseases associated with fleas, control methods and product review. The second part examined the most common occasional invaders, their control, outdoor perimeter treatment techniques and product review. Presented by Dave Poling (Whitmire/Micro-gen) March 25, 1998...

A review of termite and carpenter ant biology, habits and colony development. Ways of identifying damage and levels of infestation. An examination of various control methods (mechanical, chemical, baits, moisture control, physical barriers). How to perform a proper inspection. Presented by Ed Szymanski (FMC) May 14, 1997...