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Cockroaches Evolved To Hate The Taste Of Sweets In Order To Avoid Poisons

January 12th, 2021

After 350 million years of survival, it’s fair to say that cockroaches are doing something right. Over this time period, the cockroaches evolved many adaptations that made them so hardy. However, one adaptation in particular stands out. Cockroaches have changed their internal chemistry in a way in which glucose no longer tastes sweet, but bitter.…

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Ways to Avoid Roach Rage

October 16th, 2020

Cockroaches are among the most common insect pests and like to eat many of the same foods we do. They’re especially troublesome if found wherever food is prepared or served, as they may transfer disease-causing organisms. The most common types of cockroaches in Georgia  are the American cockroach, German cockroach, oriental cockroach and smoky brown…

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Atlanta Is One Of The Most Cockroach-Infested US Cities

May 26th, 2020

The United States is home to several cockroach species that are pests of homes and buildings, and given Georgia’s subtropical climate, cockroaches find the state to be particularly hospitable. This is because virtually all 3,500 to 4,000 cockroach species that have been documented worldwide must inhabit humid and wet conditions in order to thrive. In…

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The 411 on Cockroaches in the Home

May 20th, 2020
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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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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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The Smokybrown Cockroach Is The Second Most Common Roach Pest Found In Georgia Homes

November 20th, 2019

A significant number of cockroach species are commonly encountered pests within Georgia homes and buildings. Some of the most common roach pests in the state include German, American, brown-banded, and Oriental cockroaches. The state has also become home to non-native species that have been introduced into the US somewhat recently. These species include Turkestan, smokybrown…

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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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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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