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Essential Oils as Mosquito & Bug Repellents; Lemon Eucalyptus, Citronella, Neem & More

In traditional practice as a personal protection measure against host-seeking mosquitoes, plant-based repellents have been used for generations. A valuable resource for the development of new natural products, the knowledge gained with repellent plants through ethnobotanical studies is a very valuable resource. Though sometimes a misconception, commercial […]

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Bed Bug Mattress Encasement & Box Spring Covers; How They Work, Product Testing & More

Bed bug encasements are used as a proactive tool before a bed bug infestation begins. To help prevent bed bugs infestations in beds in the event they are introduced, the encasement of the mattress and box spring will significantly assistant in detection as well. Bed bugs are […]

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Does it Work? Testing & Product Development of Dog & Cat Repellents, Rat Bait Formulations & More

At Snell Scientifics, LLC we put our best work forward to test and gather information regarding your pest control products. We cover all the basics and get into extensive research and testing to find all the relevant information you need to start production on a new product […]

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Termite Control Product Testing; Chemical, Bait Stations, Wood Treatment & More

Snell Scientifics offer a wide spectrum of pest control product testing including termiticides. The lab work provides direct and residual kill tests with various methods and techniques of wood exposed to worker termites. Additional soil treatment and testing is applied for statistics and overall efficiency. Below is […]

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Phytotoxicity of Insecticides, Fungicides & Herbicides; Symptoms, Testing Formulations & More

Phytotoxicity is the damage inflicted on plant growth as a result of a toxic compound. Trace metals, pesticides, salinity, allelochemicals, or phytotoxins compounds are responsible for such damage. With certain spray mixtures and insecticides the phytotoxic reaction causes damage to the plant. Phytotoxicity Symptoms of Herbicides in […]

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Flying & Crawling Insects Transmit Many Diseases; Need for Insect Repellency Spray & Other Product Testing

Insects have been a problem for people for centuries. Insects from crawlers to flyers are commonly the cause of itchy bites, discomfort, and even the spread of various ailments and diseases. Mosquitoes, ticks, flies, midges, chiggers, and fleas are the more likely suspects and a single bite […]

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Most Effective Testing of Bed Bug Traps, Liquid Sprays, Dust Powders, Mattress Encasements, Detectors & Other Products that Work!

Bed bugs are notorious for wreaking havoc on the masses. Their tiny statures and blood pilfering ways have made them on one of America’s most hated insect list. Bed bugs have been plaguing man since the beginning of time .. or pretty close. Before WWII they were […]

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How to Get Rid of Weeds in Grass; Weed Herbicide Testing

Spring Time Is Prime Time for Weeds to Grow in your Garden This time of year many homeowners take an aggressive approach to make sure their lawn and garden are the best looking on the block. Having the greenest grass, the brightest flowers and the healthiest lawn […]

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Bed Bug Mattress Protector

The bed bug epidemic has been an increasing problem for the past decade, with bed bugs infesting homes, apartments, and hotels as well as hospitals, nursing homes and even subway cars. Bed bugs are one of the most challenging pests to eradicate because of their rapid reproduction rate. […]

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Understanding ‘Application Rate’ – What are the industry standards?

First, please don’t confuse mixture rates with application rates.  In this blog I want to address a common discussion with our new clients… application rate.  There are 2 broad categories involved: direct spray and residual sprays.  For residual applications, the most common industry standard is always 1 […]

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