ratAll pests look for food, water and shelter. Seal cracks and openings throughout the home; store food in pest-resistant containers. If needed, use sticky-traps and baits in closed containers, along with the least toxic pesticides such as boric acid powder.







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Fact Sheet: What is Integrated Pest Management


Pest Management


CDC Integrated Pest Management: Conducting Urban Rodent Surveys  


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