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Australian Cockroaches Are More Prevalent In Georgia Homes Than Many Residents Likely Realize, And They Are Associated With The Spread Of Disease, Food Contamination, And Allergic Conditions

February 13th, 2020

Periplaneta australasiae, better known as the Australian cockroach, is a globally distributed cockroach species that commonly invades homes where they can successfully reproduce, spread disease-causing microorganisms, infest pantries, contaminate stored foods, trigger allergic reactions, and damage wood, cardboard, paper and other materials. While Australian cockroaches are not as well known among the American public as…

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Why Asian Cockroaches Often Invade Georgia Homes In Large Numbers, And How Can These Roaches Be Eliminated From The Homes That They Infest?

January 16th, 2020

More than 4,000 cockroach species have been documented worldwide, and the majority of these species can only be found in tropical regions. Surprisingly, of all documented roach species, only 30 are known for being pests of homes and buildings. The United States is home to around 70 documented cockroach species, but only around a dozen…

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Why Asian Cockroaches Often Invade Georgia Homes In Large Numbers

January 8th, 2020

More than 4,000 cockroach species have been documented worldwide, and the majority of these species can only be found in tropical regions. Surprisingly, of all documented roach species, only 30 are known for being pests of homes and buildings. The United States is home to around 70 documented cockroach species, but only around a dozen…

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The Oriental Cockroach Is Able To Survive Best In Southeastern US Homes Where They Hide Their Eggs Within Enclosed Indoor Spaces

December 13th, 2019

Multiple species of cockroaches are abundant in Georgia where humidity and wet weather provides them with the conditions they need to thrive. The most common cockroach pests found in homes in the state include German, Oriental, American, brown-banded and brown cockroaches. The three most widely distributed cockroach pests in the US are German, American and…

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Cockroach Prevention is Necessary for Protecting Health

November 7th, 2019

Bug Busters USA  provides homeowners with cleaning tips to help prevent cockroach infestations Kitchen: Keep counters, sinks, tables and floors meticulously clean every day. Clean dishes, crumbs and spills right away, store food in airtight containers and always avoid leaving food out—including pet food. Vacuum any crumbs stuck in corners and around cabinets, and regularly…

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An Athens Middle School’s Structural Deficiencies Have Led To A Massive Cockroach Infestation In Every Room Where The Pests Are Posing A Health Threat

November 6th, 2019

It is well known that cockroaches tend to invade homes and buildings where the internal environment provides nourishment for the pests. Since cockroaches readily feed on human food sources, unsanitary human dwellings see frequent roach infestations, and an abundance of clutter provides roaches with many indoor harborages where they can safely remain out of human…

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Cockroach Invasion In Atlanta Homes

October 29th, 2019

In much of the northern half of the United States, only three cockroach species are considered major pests. These cockroach pest species are commonly known as German, American and Oriental cockroaches, and these species also tend to be the dominant roach pests in many southern states where cockroach species are more diverse. While the German…

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Footage Of A Cockroach Infestation In A Georgia Aquatic Center Disgusted Residents

August 26th, 2019

Cockroaches are considered major insect pests in most countries around the world, and they are particularly numerous within the United States. Unlike most insects, cockroaches are not necessarily picky about their living conditions. Although roaches prefer to dwell within dark and moist conditions, the insects are able to survive for a full month without food…

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Georgia Parents Arrested For Raising Their Children Within A Home Containing A Massive, Disgusting And Dangerous Roach Infestation

February 27th, 2019

Cockroach infestations are typically not tolerated by homeowners or tenants, as cockroaches are widely acknowledged as being the most unpleasant and disgusting of all arthropod home invaders. However, two parents from Augusta had no problem living within a home containing a massive cockroach infestation, and they did not seem to care how their children felt…

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Male Cockroaches Are Particularly Flirtatious With Females

December 28th, 2018

Male Cockroaches Are Particularly Flirtatious With Females Think what you want about insects, but there is no denying that the creatures do not waste much time when it comes to passing on their genes. Insects are millions of years old and are therefore well adapted to their earthly habitats. Insects are biologically built to produce…

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