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Bed bugs in apartment complexes: bed bug “lotharios” and “Nintento Trojan horses”

September 21, 2009

Mark Sheperdigian has an excellent new article in Pest Management Professional about what apartment building managers need to be aware of when dealing with a bed bug infestation — the often unconsidered aspects of multi-unit dwelling life which help bed bugs to spread from unit to unit. We’re all familiar with the problem of a […]

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Mark Sheperdigian on the limits of bed bug inspections

May 14, 2009

Mark Sheperdigian has a new brief — but important — article in Pest Management Professional, about the limits of bed bug inspections. The author is stating truisms known to those who know bed bugs — not radical new insights.  And yet it is crucial for the pest management professional working on bed bug cases both […]

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Mark Sheperdigian on what consumers should know about bed bugs; also, neonicotinoids, and why bed bugs came back

January 6, 2009

Pest Management Professional’s articles are often so good, but in the past, you had to know to look for them. (Thank goodness they added an RSS feed so we can subscribe.) Mark Sheperdigian brings the bed bug information in three “new to us” articles: the first is on what consumers need to know about bed […]

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Mark Sheperdigian on killing bed bugs in “deep harborage”

September 25, 2008

Mark Sheperdigian writes, in a new article for Pest Management Professional, about the difficulties of — and possibilities for — eliminating bed bugs from deep crevices and wall voids. Eliminating bed bugs holed up in the deep harborage of structural crevices, and voids is problematic, which is a fancy way of saying they are just […]

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Mark Sheperdigian: inspection is “single most crucial operation in bed bug treatments”

September 8, 2008

Mark Sheperdigian has published a new article in Pest Management Professional. It begins, It has been said that you cannot hit what you cannot see — and for bed bugs, that goes double. The single most crucial operation in bed bug treatments is the inspection. Inspection is, unfortunately, also the part of the process that […]

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Bed bugs in Detroit and Troy, Michigan

March 31, 2008

Neal Rubin writes in a Detroit News Op-Ed column today that At Rose Pest Solutions in Troy [Michigan], where Sheperdigian reigns as vice president for technical services, the number of bedbug jobs has risen from one or two in 2001 to about 160 last year, with continued rapid growth expected in 2008. The article goes […]

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