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  • Sat Jun 12 2010

    Putting The Bite On Patients

    A doctor's office has small biting insects in their waiting room. They appear to be thrips. What product should I use?
    Submitted by steve, FL

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  • Fri Mar 27 2009

    Thripsing The Light Fantastic

    I have been treating a home for Cuban Laurel Thrips, which I identified thru PestWeb's Pest ID resource. I have dusted the Ficus tree with delta dust, and have also used Conquer on the sill plate. In voids I have been able to get to where the thrips seem to be - what else can I do to eliminate the thrips? They seem to have colonized in the structure below the stairs - is this possible?
    Submitted by Kevin, MO

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  • Sat Jul 19 2008

    A Difficult Pest Problem

    I have found thrips on a ficus hedge. The leaves curl to protect the thrips. I have used Merit as a systemic and Talstar as a contact. I have treated it twice in thirty days and still find some leaves curled, with thrips in them. Is there a different pesticide we should be using?
    Submitted by ed, FL

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  • Sat Jun 11 2005

    Is There Really Something There?

    I service an office building where I do a monthly service. A couple of months ago in one section of the office building they started complaining of being bitten by some sort of insect. I placed glue boards around the room and after a month I collected them and noticed very small black specks just on one board closest to the door, which leads out to a small garden break area. The best that I cou...
    Submitted by Jason, GA

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  • Fri Oct 1 2004

    The Itsy Bitsy Bitesy Bugs

    We treat an office site with sealed windows where a recent inspection of several glue boards on the floor under employees computer desks contained 10 to 40 very small (approx. 1/8") brown or black winged insects. To the naked eye they appear to be thrips. I checked all the plants (leaves and soil) in this office area and did not see any obvious signs of thrips in any of them. I have now atte...
    Submitted by Carl, PA

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