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Synonyms for pest

Synonyms for pest

a serious (sometimes fatal) infection of rodents caused by Yersinia pestis and accidentally transmitted to humans by the bite of a flea that has bitten an infected animal

any epidemic disease with a high death rate

a persistently annoying person

any unwanted and destructive insect or other animal that attacks food or crops or livestock etc.

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Extensive research was done during the creation of Pest Soldier's Ultrasonic Pest Controller to ensure its' efficiency and effectiveness.
These friendly pests would be provided to farmers so that they can leave them in their crop fields with arrangements to keep their life out of the harms way to enable them fight and eat the enemy pests.
FAO Assistant Director General Ren Wang emphasized the importance of effective pest control programmes in meeting future challenges and the Sustainable Development Goal on Zero Hunger.
TMC Pest Management focuses nearly 100% of its business providing innovative pest management services to commercial-industrial clients.
We use the best commercial pest control techniques under the guidelines of National Pest Management Association (NPMA), USA," said Mirza Waqar Ahmad, entomologist at Masa Establishment.
Consider assigning each employee to a specific pest management role based on their daily responsibilities.
Develop science-based pest management programs that are economically and environmentally sustainable and socially appropriate.
Yahya said that an integrated pest management system provides an effective and economically-efficient approach to pest control that restricts pest densities.
Of course, food plants are no place for pests of any kind.
Merit is not a bad strategy, but it may be a costly one,'' said Rick Roush, the director of UC Davis' Integrated Pest Management Program.
A facility's design features can attract or discourage such pests, according to Frank Meek, national pest control technical manager at Orkin Pest Control Inc.
That is the best thing that could happen," says Arif, one of the world's authorities in insect genomics in the emerging field of pest management biotechnology.
The Pest Defense Tubes in the Walls system is a network of perforated tubing that is built into designated walls during home construction.
Pest control has always been a major issue for any condo, co-op or apartment building in New York City.