SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1989

Test Methods for Pest Control in the Telecommunications Industry


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.

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Appel, AG
Woody, LG
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Developed by Committee: E35
Pages: 277–282
DOI: 10.1520/STP26465S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5106-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0979-7