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ENY989: Assessment-Based Pest Management of German Cockroaches

Figure 15. Product rotation schedule in an easily accessible location. Rotation is important to reduce the development of bait aversion and insecticide resistance. Technicians receive one type of bait at the beginning of the month at the same time the previous month’s products are collected to ensure that the rotation is being followed. Numbers and letters after products refer to the Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (IRAC) groups that can simplify product selection by chosing products with different IRAC numbers.

Credit: D. Lisenko, Manatee County Public School kit