Secret Site Map
Friday, May 22, 2015

Home News New PCT Spider Field Guide Coming March 2012

New PCT Spider Field Guide Coming March 2012

Spiders

The PCT Media Group is pleased to announce the publication of the PCT Field Guide for the Management of Urban Spiders, 2nd Edition by Stoy A. Hedges and Richard S. Vetter.

| January 23, 2012

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The PCT Media Group is pleased to announce the publication of the PCT Field Guide for the Management of Urban Spiders, 2nd Edition by Stoy A. Hedges and Richard S. Vetter.

Completely revised and updated, the 2nd edition Spider Field Guide is an essential educational resource for pest management professionals.

The PCT Field Guide for the Management of Urban Spiders, 2nd Edition, was written to provide pest management professionals with a handy resource they can access from their service vehicles for practical, up-to-date information on these challenging pests. Topics covered include:
 
Basic Spider Biology
Health Aspects of Spiders
Inspection Tips
Successful Treatment Strategies
Expanded Full-Color Photo ID Section


Hedges, manager of technical service, Terminix International, and Vetter, University of California researcher, provide a thorough review of the biology and behavior of spiders as well as an invaluable 24-page full-color photo identification tool.

“The biggest challenge for our service professionals is the identification of the spider involved and this guide was written with the service professional in the field in mind, so that they can solve the problem as quickly as possible,” Hedges said.

Priced at only $12.95 per copy, this 256-page handy field guide is a resource every one of your technicians should have in their service vehicle (quantity discounts are available).

For more information or to order visit www.pctonline.com/store or call the PCT store at 800/456-0707.

 

Top news

Fastest Growing U.S. Cities in West And South, Census Bureau Reports

Cities with populations above 100,000 in those regions grew most between 2000 and 2010, and 2010 and 2013, according to the bureau's report, which was released Wednesday.

NPMA Announces Search for Next CEO

The National Pest Management Association is recruiting qualified individuals interested in serving as the association’s next CEO.

New Bee Survey Released

Losses of managed honey bee colonies were 23.1 percent for the 2014-2015 winter but summer losses exceeded winter numbers for the first time, making annual losses for the year 42.1 percent, according to preliminary results of the annual survey conducted by the Bee Informed Partnership, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Apiary Inspectors of America.

Cockroach Allergens May Increase Glaucoma Risk, Researchers Report

Allergens from cats and cockroaches may have biochemical or physical properties that trigger antibodies targeting the optic nerve, according to a new sturdy.

Terminix Announces Top Mosquitoes Cities Based on Twitter Complaints

According to research by Terminix, the worst whining about mosquitoes came from Goodland, a small town in the northwest corner of Kansas. Terminix searched through approximately 200 billion tweets posted in 2014 to determine which United States city is most pestered by mosquitoes.

x