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Gilbert Industries, Inc.

David Gilbert Phone: 870-932-6070

President Fax:

5611 Krueger Drive Website: www.gilbertinc.com

Jonesboro AR 72401 Email: mailbox@gilbertinc.com

Service Categories: structural commercial school

landscape residential golf course

other: Industrial food producing plants, pharmaceutical labs.

My father, our company founder, Don Gilbert was one of the first practical environmentalists. He invented themodern professional flytrap in 1967 and preached IPM while pioneering their industrial & commercial use over two decades. Gilbert is still at the top of the field.

What is your definition of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)?

A sane pest control approach.

Is pest management performed on a specific schedule?

Pro Flytraps work twenty-four hours/day, so there is no need for a schedule.

How are pest problems identified?

Pest problems are identified using professional flytraps.

What practices do you use to prevent and/or control pests?

Pest prevention and control is done using professional flytraps, exclusion & education. There are two types of fly traps, the light electrocuting traps and the light glue board traps.

Do you use biological controls?

No

Do you use borates?

No

Do you use synthetic chemicals?

No

What are the top 10 pesticides you use/sell/recommend?

None

If pesticides are used, how much are used per year of each?

None

Does your company perform habitat modification?

Yes. Strategic use of lighting to minimize flying insects.

Do you use any physical or mechanical controls?

We use professional flytraps.

What type of fertilizers do you use/sell/recommend?

Did Not Respond (DNR)

What do you usually use/sell/recommend for addressing:

termites DNR

cockroaches DNR

fleas DNR

carpenter ants DNR

fire ants DNR

ants (indoor) DNR

crabgrass DNR

dandelions DNR

other Flies and other flying insects are controlled using professional flytraps.

How do you evaluate effectiveness of your pest management

Lab tests and on site tests and looking in the catch trays of the traps.

References

Wally Brown, Westcoast Engineering; John Whitley, Steritech.