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FALSE WIDOW

FALSE WIDOW False widow spider image

They closely resemble, and are closely related, to the notorious black widow and redback spiders. They’re commonly found inside houses, which gives rise to another of their common names, the cupboard spider. Would you be able to recognise a false widow? Common name: False widow, cupboard spider, dark comb-footed spider, and brown house spider   Scientific name(s): Steatoda grossa, in the family Theridiidae Description: They are small spiders just over 1 cm in length. Females have black legs and a […]

IMPLICATIONS OF CALIFORNIAN RODENTICIDE BAN

IMPLICATIONS OF CALIFORNIAN RODENTICIDE BAN Kestral with rodent image

The Californian Senate recently passed a bill to ban the use of second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs). What did the bill actually say and what does it mean for rodenticide use in California? How will this development impact Australia?   The Californian Senate recently passed a bill to ban the use of second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides (SGARs). While not a confirmed long term ban, it bans their use until the Department of Pesticide Regulation completes a re-evaluation of the SGARs brodifacoum, bromodiolone, […]

SHOULD YOU TRY FACEBOOK ADVERTISING?

SHOULD YOU TRY FACEBOOK ADVERTISING? Facebook logo image

Google dominates the online advertising market with approximately a 35% share. Facebook have a market share nearer the 20% figure but dominates the advertising on social media. Should you try Facebook advertising as part of your marketing mix?   When it comes to online advertising, Google and Facebook are the two main players, but they’re very different beasts. Google search ads are usually the first option for pest control companies considering online advertising, as they target potential customers actively searching […]