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2014-07-08 12:23:02

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report "Nematicides Market by Types (Fumigants, Organophosphates, Carbamate and Bio-Nematicides), Applications (Agrochemicals, Industrial and Others) and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific & ROW) - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, Nematicides Market is projected to grow at a healthy CAGR of 3.2% between 2014 and 2019. Bio-Nematicides are projected to grow at the highest CAGR of...

2014-06-19 04:20:43

WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Strawberry Commission has received a grant from California's Department of Pesticide Regulations (DPR) of $298,472 for a cooperative research project to investigate ways to improve control of soil-borne diseases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119443 This grant will help strawberry farmers continue the world's leading research on finding fumigant alternatives. California strawberry farmers...

2014-02-05 23:28:55

A variety of businesses in the Temecula Valley, some of them competitors, joined Black Knight in donating their services to help the local Boys and Girls Club fumigate its building. Temecula, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The Boys and Girls Club of Temecula Valley has been an important part of this Southern California community and served the needs of local kids for generations. Recently, the Club found itself in need of pest control services, so Board Member Tony Berardino contacted Jeff...

2011-08-03 07:03:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Progressive pest exterminators are abandoning the practice of filling homes with toxic chemicals and, instead, are using a handheld instrument straight out of a CSI television episode. The new Termatrac® T3i tracks termites through walls, enabling pest control experts to attack the bugs directly. The device, now being introduced progressively into the United States, looks like a futuristic spaceship. It communicates using...

2011-07-26 20:54:43

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers have found a way to help growers minimize emissions of fumigants used as soil treatments. Research leader Sharon Papiernik, with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) North Central Agricultural Research Laboratory in Brookings, S.D., used specially designed chambers to test the permeability of dozens of films used to cover fumigated soil. ARS is USDA's chief intramural scientific research agency, and the research supports the USDA commitment...

2011-03-16 17:18:06

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists trying to help Florida growers find a replacement for methyl bromide are studying an alternative soil treatment that uses molasses as one of its ingredients. Researchers with USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) are examining whether a cropping system that uses molasses to stimulate microbial activity could be used to replace the popular fumigant. They also are studying recently developed fumigants. The work, presented at the recent...

2011-03-03 07:30:00

TAMPA, Fla., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TTI Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: TTIN) announced today that X-Terminate, Inc., a 100% wholly owned subsidiary hit positive cash flow during its first ever dry-wood termite season in 2010. X-Terminate, Inc. is a fully state licensed and full service pest control operation based in St. Petersburg, FL. X-Terminate is an Integrated Pest Management company that uses low impact, eco-friendly pest control methods specializing in the use of XT-2000 orange...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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