The Mallis Handbook of Pest Control – an industry standard in education for more than 65 years, is the leading reference source in the structural pest control industry. It is a scientific guide and practical aid for the biology, behavior and control of structural pests.
The 10th Edition of the Handbook of Pest Control, published October 2011, provides pest control operators with the information needed to deliver effective, environmentally conscious pest management services in today’s competitive business climate. Written in easy-to-understand language, the Mallis Handbook of Pest Control features more than 1,000 photographs and insect illustrations, including comprehensive insect keys and a special 64-page, color photo identification series.
The publication includes 24 chapters written by 27 of today’s leading entomologists, consultants, pest management professionals and researchers. Chapters include: Rats & Mice, Cockroaches, Termites, Wood-Decay Fungi, Wood-Boring Beetles, Ectoparasites, Part One: Fleas & Lice, Ectoparasites, Part Two: Mites & Ticks, Ectoparasites, Part Three: Bed Bugs & Kissing Bugs, Itches, Illusions & Phobias, Fabric & Museum Pests, Ants, Stinging Arthropods, Stored Product Pests, Flies, Gnats & Midges, Mosquitoes, Spiders, Vertebrate Pests, Occasional Invaders & Overwintering Pests, Insecticides & Pesticide Safety, Fumigation, Pheromones, Equipment, Legislation, Liability & Litigation, Integrated Pest Management.
The Mallis Handbook is published by the Mallis Handbook and Technical Training Company, a sister company of GIE Media, Inc (publisher of PCT Magazine) located in Cleveland, Ohio.