Ants are among the most prevalent pests in urban areas. They invade households, restaurants, hospitals, offices, warehouses -- anywhere they can find food and water. Once established, colonies are difficult to control and they present a formidable challenge to the pest management professional.
Responding to the public's growing demand for less toxic, environmentally-friendly pest control techniques and growing regulatory control of pesticides, experts at the University of California have written this new guide to aid pest control professionals in developing more effective, targeted, and greener solutions to urban ant problems.
This publication takes you beyond the identification guide – providing practical information and recommendations for control strategies.
Illustrated with 77 color photographs, the guide covers status, identification and biology, and management strategies for the 4 major urban ant species as well as 16 frequently encountered species.
The UC IPM Ant Key, a glossary, and references round out this essential guide.
Controlling ants is a tough job, but with this guide in hand, you’ve got a better shot a solving your customer's problem the first time.