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An ounce of precaution prevents a pound of resistance

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It’s vital that pest management professionals educate themselves to stay a step ahead of bed bug behavior. PHOTO: JASONONDREICKA/ISTOCK / GETTY IMAGES PLUS/GETTY IMAGES QUESTION: Dear Judy, I feel like I’m pretty successful with my residential bed bug treatments. But how worried do I need to be about pesticide resistance? How do I know whether I’m dealing with resistance?—WORRIED IN WALLA WALLA, WASH. ANSWER: Dear W4, You probably don’t need to be “worried,” but you do need to be aware that bed bug resistance is out there. […]

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