Rodents – A significant force worldwide
Rodents are arguably the most significant global pest for mankind. The three most common rodents found in India include:
  • the Roof Rat
  • the House Mouse
  • the Bandicoot

They very well fit in the definition of a pest by causing damage to human health, food and property and are also nuisance.
Rats are known vectors of many human diseases such as plague, leptospirosis, typhoid, salmonellosis, etc. Rodents harbour serious livestock diseases including several bacteria and viruses.

Cleanliness is the key to control
Thoroughly inspect the area to determine the extent of infestation and the type of rodent.

Control starts with good sanitation. Eliminate access to food and remove rubbish or clutter which rodents use as breeding or hiding places. Rodent-proofing of the premises by sealing up areas where they can enter the building helps to a great extent.

Traps can also be used for smaller populations but are less effective for large populations.

Achieve efficient rodent control
Rodenticide baits placed strategically where rats roam and seek food offer efficient control. Today’s rodenticides are anti-coagulants, causing death by inhibiting blood coagulation. This process takes several days.

Anti-coagulants treatments fall into two categories:
  • Single dose
  • Multi-dose

For single dose, rodents consume a lethal dose in a single feed, whereas for multi-dose, rodents must feed on the baits for several days before accumulating a lethal dose.

The advantage of multi-dose is a significantly reduced risk of secondary poisoning of non-target species and restrict the ability of rodents to associate the bait with hazard.

Recommended products

Rodenticide

Racumin Sure

Ready to use Bait

Racumin Sure is a single dose anticoagulant rodenticide...

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Black House Ant

Black House Ant

They have a preference for sugary liquids and will tend to...

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Pharaoh Ant

Pharaoh Ant

This small ant is yellow-brown in colour with...

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Meat Ant

Odorous Garden Ant

Typically omnivores, they can eat proteins and will...

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White Footed Ant

White Footed Ant

A small, dull, and cloudy-black coloured ant which can...

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Ghost Ant

Ghost Ant

Very small ants, the workers are 2mm long and have a pale,...

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Fire Ant

Fire Ant / Red Imported Fire Ant

The Red Imported Fire Ant (RIFA) has a copper brown head...

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Rat

Bandicoot

Bandicoot are often found outdoors and tend to live in...

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Rodent - Pest Control - Bayer

Roof Rat

Roof Rats are expert climbers and are usually black to...

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House Mouse

House Mouse

Mice tend to live in grassy or bushy areas, making their...

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Brown-banded Cockroach

adults and nymphs have two brownish, broad bands across the...

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Bed Bug

Bed Bugs

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Oriental Cockroach - Pest Control - Bayer

Oriental Cockroach

It is most commonly found around the ground-floor of...

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American Cockroach

American Cockroach

Gregarious and nocturnal, they spend the day hiding in...

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Bird mite

Bird Mite

So small that they are almost invisible to the human eye,...

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Grain Mite

Grain Mite

The Grain Mite feeds on a wide variety of products,...

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Poultry Mite

Mites

Bird mite, Red poultry mite, Couchgrass mite, Grain mite.

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Five Spined Bark Beetle

Five Spined Bark Beetle

Adults are often prevalent in stressed or damaged pine...

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Australian Spider Beetle

Spider Beetle

Gregarious and nocturnal, Spider Beetles spend the day in...

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Occasional pests

silverfish,millipedes,psocids/booklice,clothes...

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Black Larder Beetle

Dermestid Beetle

Typically associated with materials with high protein...

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Black Carpet Beetle

Black Carpet Beetle

These flying insects are mainly considered a pest because...

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African Black Beetle

Beetles & Weevils

Beetles and weevils are classified in the Order Coleoptera....

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Stored Grain Pests

Stored product pests fall into two main insect orders:...

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Black garden ant

Ants

Of all insects that infest buildings, ants are the most...

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Mosquitoes - Anopheles Macu

Anopheles Mosquito

Adult Anopheles can also be identified by their typical...

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Indian Meal Moth

Indian Meal Moth

TheIndian Meal Moth has forewings which are grey in colour...

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Lesser Grain Borer

Lesser Grain Borer

In India, it is a serious pest of grains. Grain borers are...

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Spider

Spider

Most spiders are harmless and play an important role in...

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Mosquito Larva

Mosquito Larva

Commonly referred to as “wigglers” or “wrigglers” as a...

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Housefly

House fly

House flies do not discriminate between food and filth....

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Clothes Moth

Clothes Moth

They are typically 7–8 mm in length when the wings are...

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Culex Mosquito

Adult mosquitoes have a typical resting posture wherein the...

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Flea

Flea

Adult fleas live exclusively as parasites of warm blooded...

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Blow Fly

Blow fly

They are slightly larger than common house flies but have...

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Mosquitoes - Aedes Caspius

Aedes Mosquito

Aedes mosquito, also known as 'Asian tiger mosquito' has...

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Tropical Warehouse Moth - Pest Control - Bayer

Tropical Warehouse Moth

Commonly also referred to as the Almond moth or Dried...

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American Cockroach

Cockroaches

Cockroaches are common in commercial premises associated...

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Mosquito

Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes not only cause nuisance by their bites but also...

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Booklice

Booklice (Psocid)

Detailed information on the pest including classification,...

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German Cockroach

German Cockroach

German cockroaches are faster and smaller than other...

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Silverfish

Silverfish

Silverfish are nocturnal and secretive insects that are...

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Biscuit Beetle

Biscuit Beetle

A pest of cereal products e.g. flour, bread, it is an...

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Flour Beetle

Flour Beetle

The Flour Beetle resides in the smallest of crevices, and...

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Lesser Mealworm (adult) - Pest Management Bayer

Lesser Mealworm

This pest favours humidity and warmth and is most prevalent...

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Rice Moth - Pest Control - Bayer

Rice Moth

The Rice Moth has a pale, buff-brown colour which is...

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Grain Weevil

Grain Weevil

Grain weevils do not fly but instead, infestations often...

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Carpet Beetle

Carpet Beetle

Including varied Carpet beetle, Furniture Carpet beetle,...

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Termite Worker

Termites

Termites are social insects, working and living together in...

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