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Identification of Pests

Articles related to the identification of common household pests related to pest control. These will include the difference between a rat and a mouse, and the difference between an ant and a termite. These will also include the identification of poisonous spiders and various stinging insects.
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  2. Diff Between Rat & Mouse (3)
  3. Identify Poisonous Spiders (4)
  4. Identify Stinging Insects (1)

Using Insects for Human Research Studies
Insects are surprisingly human-like in many ways -- enough to be used as test subjects to simulate effects on humans.

The House Mouse
All about the common house mouse and why it is a problem.

What Do Insects Do in Winter?
Many insects survive the winter by overwintering in various ways. Find out how and why insects do this and what problems can be caused when they emerge.

The Problem With Rats
Rats in or around the home can cause damage and spread disease. What is the difference between the common rat species and how do you know if they are in your home?

The Difference Between Rats and Mice
Besides their physical differences, there are a number ways in which mice and rats and different. Understanding the characteristics of each is important to successful rodent control.

Termite Facts
Did you know that termites cause more than a billion dollar in damage every year ... and other facts about this infamous, destructive pest.

Top 5 Fall Pests

Bed Bug Facts

Pest Control: There's an App for That
Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.

Pest Control: There's an App for That! Page 2
Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.

Pest Control: There's an App for That! Page 3
Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.


Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.

Pest Control: There's an App for That! Page 5
Find iPhone, iPad, iPod apps on Pest Control. Includes a selection of identification, reference, education, professional resources and games.

Increasing Pests Increase Need for Pest Control
A new report shows that pests are continuing to increase thus increasing the need for pest control. Find out why and what to do.


To control pests like a professional, start with the inspection. Here's how.

The "Professional" Guide to DIY Pest Control
You can control pests like the professionals. Here's how.

Pest Control With Colorful Ants and Cockroaches
Colorful ant and cockroach studies provide interesting photos and pest control information.

Top 50 Bed Bug Cities for 2013
A list of the top bed bug cities for 2013 with movement from the 2012 list.

A Six-Step Strategy for Slug Control
Slimy slugs can cause damage to gardens and yards. Find out how to get rid of these slippery creatures.

Insect Zoos and Museums across the U.S.
Visit insect zoos and museums across the U.S. to learn about, see, and touch these creepy crawlers. And help your pest control efforts!

House Dust Mites & Control
Dust mites are so tiny that nearly 100,000 could fit on your pillow ... and cause sneezing, itchy, runny nose. Find out more about these mites and their control.

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