regulation or management of another species defined as a pest
Pest control refers to the regulation or management of a species defined as a pest, usually because it is perceived to be detrimental to a person's health, the ecology or the economy.
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The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects or other animals.
The numerical value of pest control in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of pest control in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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This research is opening new doors for the future of farming with pest control methods that are non-toxic and pesticide-free.
Warmer, wetter conditions favor pest activity, if the experts are right about El Niño, the pest control industry will benefit, no doubt about that.
Termites swarm in the spring, if there’s a bunch of winged insects flying out of a hole in the woodwork, that’s probably termites. Call a licensed professional pest control company. You’ll save money and trouble in the long run.
The market is likely to be neutral on the deal until the earnings improvements start to come through, though clearly at such rates the deal is earnings-enhancing from the start, it also begs questions about future disposals at Rentokil, given the clear strategic intention to be a global leader in pest control.
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