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Chemical dosposal becomes a problem when we discover a gallon of toxic bug spray hidden deep in a corner of a garage. Learn the proper way to handle pesticide products to prevent pesticide pollution.
The neem oil seed has many uses and is considered a cure for many ills by Southeast Asians and the populations of India.
Pesticide use is coming under more scrutiny everyday. Pesticide misuse will eventually kill the golden goose and living with insects may become a reality. Learn about the proper use of this important tool.
Pesticides are necessary evils. No one wants to ruin the environment, but there is no point in trying to plant a garden if you're going to let the bugs take over. So, you have to get rid of the pesky bugs in the garden somehow. Organic pesticides are quickly becoming a popular option and there are many possibilities for those who want to go organic.
Toxic waste can cause great devastation to the environment. If toxins seep into soil or water, they can be transmitted to fresh water that people use in their everyday lives. This can lead to many health problems down the road. Bioremediation is a process that naturally cleans up toxic chemicals that have been spilled or dumped.
Pesticides should be stored safely out of the reach of children and used exactly according to label specifications. Pesticide poisoning usually requires immediate medical attention.
Maxforce cockroach bait is a common tool used by pest management industry professionals, but it was not allows so. In fact, Maxforce Cockroach bait was largely ignored when the product was first introduced in 1988.
There are numerous types of pest control chemicals sold. Some do a better job than others, but the trick to effective pesticide applications is to identify your target pest and make sure it is listed on the label of the product you are buying.
When all else fails, set off a bug bomb to cure what's ailing you. At least, that appears to me what desperate people do when they have pest problems. But, bug bombs often make the problem worse.
Bleach is a pesticide, but not an insecticide, so stop pouring it down drains in an attempt to kill flies. It is a waste of money and a dangerous practice. There are much simpler and safer methods of treating for drain pests.
Pyrethrin is a natural organic compound that is contained in the seed cases of African Chrysanthemums. Pyrethrum is grown commercially to produce Pyrethrin for use in insecticides.
Drione dust is a desiccant insecticide that works by drying out the shell, or exoskeleton, of an insect. Drione dust is used to treat cockroaches, ants, ticks and many other common insect pests.
Bug bombs or foggers have been in use for years, but the pesticide in these bombs won't find its way into all the cracks and crevices where insects hide. As soon as the fog settles the hiding insects are free to roam again.
It's best to call the product manufacturer to ask about potential stains caused by their brand. No one can give you guidance like the source.
***image4***An insect fogger will kill many insects on contact, but it won't penetrate down through piles of clothing, books, papers or magazines. Hiding insects may very well escape the treatment and remain unaffected. The insect fogger does not contain a residual insecticide and leaves no chemicals to kill insects after the fog is gone.
***image3***Professional Pest control companies use a variety of pesticides similar to those that are available at any grocery or hardware store. A professional exterminator simply knows how to use pesticides more effectively.
Picnics without bugs. What a concept! Although not guaranteed, there are some jinsect repellent products that are supposed to provide some relief from flying insects and crawling bugs.