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New PCT Spider Field Guide Coming March 2012

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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.

 

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