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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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Stop Bugging Me Pest Control worked with Peter Moran of Rezin Sports Marketing and Marshawn Lynch to bring the campaign to life.
For an inspection of your surroundings to ensure you are safe from pests entering indoors or to determine if pests are present, contact Reynolds Pest Management, Inc for a pest inspection toll free at (844) 326-3100.
Conducive conditions are environments and physical conditions, such as excessive condensation or improper drainage, within or around the establishment that are favorable for pest activity.
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Grape Pest Management, third edition, ANR Pub #3343, 609 p, $100
Hisham AbdulRahman Yahya, head of the pest control section at Dubai Municipality, said in a statement: "As we are aware pests can cause a real threat to residential and commercial premises, which may affect the health of people and damage property.
For more information about pest management, e-mail Dr Zia Siddiqi at zsiddiqi@rollins.
Review the following green pest control techniques to determine if they are a fit for your facility.
Eradication of all the pests inside the fence will create a sanctuary for the eventual re-introduction of the full range of lost species.
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.
Avoid trees that overhang and touch the building, because they are a walkway for rodents, ants and other pests.
We need to modify the virus to make it a more effective agent targeting the pest in an environmentally safe manner," says Arif.
com to alert the public to the health hazards pest birds cause when they nest on a building's roof or in or near its HVAC systems.
As pest damage rose, and the debt trap closed in, farmers in Punukula started committing suicide.
Under this definition, "bodily injury" or "property damage" from the actual spraying or dispersal of pesticide or herbicide by the camp staff to control West Nile Virus, or any other pest for that matter, is probably not covered by the camp general liability policy.