Latest Pesticides Articles

Chemical Disposal

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.

Neem Seed Oil

The neem oil seed has many uses and is considered a cure for many ills by Southeast Asians and the populations of India.neem_002.jpg

Pesticide Use

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_001.jpg

Organic Pesticides

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.

Pesticide Poisoning

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

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.

Pest Control Chemicals

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.

Bug Bomb

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.

What Is Bleach

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.

Cooperative Extension Service

Insect identification is the single most important step in any integrated pest management program. You simply cannot succeed unless you know exactly what you are trying to control. You local Cooperative Extension Service can put you on the right track.

Neem Oil

Neem oil is derived from the Azadirachta Indica, or Neem tree, which grows throughout Southeastern Asia. The neem tree is renowned for its medical benefits, and the insecticidal properties of its extract.

Pesticide Resistance

Insects with super fast genetic mutations sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but insects are very adaptable to external pressures and can develop pesticide resistance in just a few generations. Ironically, the more effective a pesticide, the more quickly a pest will develop resistance to it.

Chemical Storage

Pesticide chemical storage requires a cool, dry area out of the reach of children and pets. The following chemical storage guidelines provide good, sound safety precautions to abide by.

Pesticide Pollution

As with all hazardous waste products, special care should be taken when disposing of pesticides. Find out some helpful hints about how to dispose of pesticides without creating pesticide pollution.

Pesticide Information

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a pesticide is a substance used to destroy pests. This pesticide information will tell you what you need to know in order to achieve the best results.

Boric Acid Roach Control

Boric acid roach control works. It's the all-purpose insecticide that does it all. Boric acid is used to kill ants, spiders, cockroaches, wood boring beetles, and fleas. Boric acid can stop and repair wood rot, too.


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

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.

Chemical Stains

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.

Insect Foggers

***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.

Insect Repellent

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.