Variety of insects laid out on a flat white surface

At Suburban Exterminating, you can expect professional pest control services using the latest science-based methods. Our job can be challenging since insects and other pests continue to adapt and thrive. At the last conference, the National Pest Management Association put together many educational and review classes. We paid close attention to classes which directly affect our Long Island clients.

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Just what did we learn? Below are some 2016 National Pest Management Association highlights. Thanks to all the pest control experts who shared their knowledge.

Building a Better Mousetrap: Research into Rodent Bait Station Architecture

Grzesiek Buczkowski, Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Mice outsmart the most capable people. This researcher shared how to make multiple catch traps and bait stations more effective against house mice.

Technical Committee Tales from the Crypt: Using Science-Based Methods to Solve Tough Pest Problems

Faith Oi, Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; and others

Spooky, scary, freaky stories are part of an exterminator’s life.  The secret to successful solutions is science-based mixing the knowledge of the biology and behavior of the pest to gain control.

Stakes and Silver Bullets: Battling Bed Bugs Through History

Mike Potter, Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Lessons and innovations for the war against bed bugs.

New Advances in Termite Biology, Behavior and Implications for Better Termite Control

Brian Forschler, Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Termites cause an estimated $5 billion in damage each year in the United States.  The latest advances in termite science were shared.

Insects versus Humans – the Value of Pest Control

Phil Koehler, Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Insects spread many diseases including Chikungunya Fever, dengue, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, malaria, West Nile Virus,  Lyme Disease, allergies, Staphylococcus,  Streptococcus., hepatitis virus, and more. Managing these pests is essential to protecting  public health.

If you’d like to speak to one of our experts about how to get rid of your pest problem, give Suburban Exterminating a call at (631) 864-6900 or (516) 864-6900.


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