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NPMA Launches New Pest Guide App

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The Pest Guide app provides users access to a comprehensive electronic pest database that allows users to search over 200 detailed descriptions of pests.

| October 27, 2010

FAIRFAX —  The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announces the availability of a brand new smart phone application — the NPMA Pest Guide.

The Pest Guide app provides users access to a comprehensive electronic pest database that allows users to search over 200 detailed descriptions of pests. In addition, the interactive Pest Guide allows users to enlarge pictures to show consumers, overlay multiple images and record a detailed history of findings per each account.


View detailed descriptions of pests by keywords in the Pest Guide to identify your pest along with prevention and control methods.

Submit questions, replies, photos and hold discussions with experts from the NPMA and fellow professionals in the Forum.

Manage your appointments and upcoming events in the integrated calendar system.

By purchasing this application, you have access to the companion website, allowing you desktop access to the Pest Guide.  Utilizing the companion website will give you the ability to upload photos that may only exist on your PC or Mac hard drive.

The app is available for $39.99 to iPad and iPhone users at Apple’s App Store.  A Droid version will become available shortly. 

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