CONTROL IN ALBERTSON
American cockroach is the largest cockroach that infests buildings in
the United States. This insect may be recognized by a yellow
"figure-8" pattern on the shield at the front of its body. In
Florida, the American cockroach is called the "palmetto bug,"
and it has the nickname "water bug" throughout the United
Like all cockroaches, it is omnivorous and will eat virtually anything
people will and many things we won't.
This cockroach thrives in warm, damp environments, such as sewers, steam
tunnels, basements, crawl spaces, and boiler rooms. In southern states,
it will also be found living and breeding outdoors.
for Control –
The key to control is to find and treat these sources directly. In many
cases, the services of a professional company, are required to achieve
long term relief. In southern states where this cockroach lives
outdoors, successful control involves treating the attic, crawl space,
and exterior cracks in the home and finding and treating likely
cockroach harborages over the entire property.
body of an adult German cockroach is about 1/2 inch in length. Beige to
light brown in color, with two dark stripes on back of head.
German cockroach is the most widely transported insect pest in the
world. Infestations even occur in Alaska, in larger installations with
central heating or around machinery that
warmer climates, it is commonly found in homes, apartments, restaurants,
food processing plants, supermarkets and warehouses. Their eggs arrive
in food containers, cartons, fridges, stoves and other appliances or
materials brought into a building.
cockroaches are unable to survive in locations away from humans or human
activity. German cockroach infestations usually occur in bathrooms and
kitchens. They like to hide-out during the day in tight secure places.
daytime harborage areas are usually near a food and moisture source,
such as, inside wall cavities, behind baseboards, cracks and crevices in
pantry, kitchen and bathroom cupboards, and under electrical, heating
and cooking appliances.
German cockroach is the most prolific breeder among all cockroaches. The
female German cockroach lives up to 6 months. She carries an egg capsule
containing 30 to 40 eggs. Development from egg to adult can occur in 45
days, during which they moult 6 times.
German cockroach will breed rapidly throughout the year, but favors a
humid environment of around 80F or warmer. An small initial infestation
can become a major problem in a few months.
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