Equipment that has no cracks, seams or gaps won't have harborage
areas where bacteria can grow and potentially lead to food contamination.
The Department of Permits, Applications, and Inspections (PAI) has surveyed the community for rat activity sites (the drawing with rat harborage
areas identified including high activity areas) and has begun an IPM program of reducing the primary food source by enforcing better sanitation practices.
Multiple entry points make logistics facilities inherently vulnerable to pests, a problem exacerbated by continuous deliveries and storage of merchandise, frequent openings and closings of overhead doors, and structural defects that provide harborage
sites for pests.
Their best method of survival is finding harborage
inside your home.
For example, cut back ground-covering ivy, which can serve as a hiding spot and harborage
area for rodents and other pests.
eIuKeep the sides vertical with no pebbles or encroaching vegetation that can provide harborage
for the mosquito larva.
This favors breeding of insects and harborage
of dust in the cracks and crevices which are common in this flooring.
The test arenas also included several furniture items that served as possible harborage
and forage choices for the bed bugs: a small bed, a table and a rug.
Different clones, particularly ECVI and ECVII, might have cocolonized niches or harborage
sites within the cantaloupe processing facility, possibly explaining the multiple strains associated with this outbreak.
Certain properties with severe garbage or rat harborage
conditions were cleaned by health department personnel.
We have a range of modern professional control application equipment: Gel Guns to professionally apply insect baits to harborage
areas; Misting and Fogging machines to apply chemicals in open spaces to help combat flies and mosquitoes; and the work horse of our industry, the Pneumatic Sprayer to spray insecticides to pest activity areas and provide protective barriers around buildings.
The wood excavation technique involved identifying likely triatomine harborage
such as a sheltered position near a potential host nesting/resting location.