Occasional Invaders:
beetles, earwigs, spider mites, silverfish and more
Table of Contents
Chapter 31
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"The Best Control"
by Stephen Tvedten

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"The Best Control" is a book written by Stephen Tveden.   With more than 30 years in the pest control business, Steve has researched and applied the methods of safe pest management successfully in over 350 schools.  The Best Control  is easily searched and contains a compilation of information, direction and advice currently being utilized by pest control  experts, schools and individuals all over the country.  It gives step-by-step directions for using common household items and other safe methods of  pest problem solving that can be used to discourage and rid yourself of many of your worst pests.  This do-it-yourself approach can assist you to keep your family, school, business and neighborhood pesticide free.  The methods and materials recommended in this book are referred to as "Pestisafes" as opposed to "pesticides".  Pestisafe is a registered trademark of Stephen Tvedten. 

 
Table of Contents
CANCER PREVENTION

Why 99% is Not Good Enough

Chapters 1-10 OVERVIEW

Chapter 11 - Things Grandma Probably Used for Pests

Chapter 12-13 - Synthetic Pesticide Poisons

Chapter 14 - Nothing but Ants

Chapter 15-17 - Lice, bed bugs and more

Chapter 18 - Fleas

Chapter 19 - Ticks and Mites?

Chapter 20-21 - Bees, Wasps, Hornets and more

Chapter 22 - MOSQUITOES

Chapter 23 - Spiders

Chapter 24-25 - SCORPIONS

Chapter 26 - Help!  Roaches

Chapter 27 - Help!  Something is eating my clothes!

Chapter 28 - So What's hiding in your stored food ?

Chapter 29 - Crickets

Chapter 30 - Flies

Chapter 31 - Beetles, Mites and more

Chapter 32 - Rodents and other Vertebrate Pests 

Chapter 33 - Bats

Chapter 34 -  Birds

Chapter 35 - Termites

Chapter 36- Safe Lawn and Garden Maintenance

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CHAPTER 31 
              OCCASIONAL INVADERS Page 577 
              OCCASIONAL INVADERS OVERVIEW Page 578 
              IPM CONTROL OVERVIEW Page 578 
              BOX ELDER BUG Page 578 
              ELM LEAF BEETLE Page 580 
              GROUND BEETLES Page 581 
              EARWIGS Page 582 
              EUROPEAN EARWIG Page 584 
              RIPARIAN OR SHORE OR STRIPED EARWIG Page 584 
              RED-LEGGED EARWIGS Page 585 
              EARWIG OVERALL COMMENTARY Page 585 
              SILVERFISH & FIREBRATS Page 587 
              SPRINGTAILS Page 592 
              SOW BUGS AND PILL BUGS Page 593 
              CENTIPEDES Page 595 
              MILLIPEDES Page 596 
              SPIDER MITES Page 598 
              GYPSY MOTHS, HELIX WORMS, BAG WORMS Page 598 
              CHIGGERS Page 599 
              CLOVER (OR BROWN) MITE Page 599 
             SNAILS AND SLUGS Page 601  (PREVIEW)
              SWIMMING POOL INSECTS Page 603 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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