STP980: Test Methods for Pest Control in the Telecommunications Industry

    Appel, AG
    assistant professorStaff Manager Product Evaluation and Selection, Auburn UniversityBellSouth Services, Birmingham, ALAL

    Woody, LG
    assistant professorStaff Manager Product Evaluation and Selection, Auburn UniversityBellSouth Services, Birmingham, ALAL

    Pages: 6    Published: Jan 1989


    Abstract

    Pest control strategies and formulations were evaluated against cockroaches and honey bees, respectively. Insect tape, containing propoxur, repelled German cockroaches from pedestal closures significantly better when tape was placed at all points of entry. A knock down test to evaluate wasp spray formulations is presented as is a method for determining stress cracking in plastics treated with wasp sprays.

    Keywords:

    Stress cracking, plastics, wasp and hornet spray, insect tape, repellency, insecticide placement


    Paper ID: STP26465S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E35.22

    DOI: 10.1520/STP26465S


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