Sarasota Pesticide Information
As a result of easy access to many unauthorized pest control products online, pest control professionals must remain more conscious than ever of industry regulations. The use of pesticides in the United States is strictly regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency, as stipulated by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. Greentouch Enterprises Inc. is a licensed pest management organization and uses only products permissible by federal law.
There are many types of pesticides available on the market today with herbicides and insecticides as the most common choices to manage unwanted plants, insects and wildlife.
are used to control algae in commercial or residential swimming pools and any form or water tank and may also be used some natural bodies of water including small lakes or ponds.
are applied to remove underwater organisms that attach to the bottom surface of boats, docks and other external surfaces that are frequently or continuously submerged underwater.
kill microscopic organisms, bacteria and other viruses.
are used to kill various strains of fungi, including mildews, molds, and blights.
kill weeds and other unwanted plants
comprise of a wide range of chemicals used to kill and control insects, spiders, and other bugs.
kill mites that pose a health threat to plants and animals.
eliminate kill snails and slugs.
are used to kill nematodes that feed on plants and disrupt agriculture.
are applied to kill the eggs of insects and mites.
are used for mice, rats and rodent removal.
In addition adhering to all national regulations governing the pest control industry, Greentouch Enterprises Inc. is also required to adhere to state and local laws governing the Sarasota region. Greentouch Enterprises Inc. is recognized as a responsible provider of safe and effective pest control services that are in accord with the highest of the industry’s safety standards.
If you have any questions on whether a pesticide or any pest control method is safe for use on your Sarasota residential or commercial property, please call us.
Each year a range of pests destroy nearly 37% of all crops in the United States resulting in a monetary loss of approximately 122 billion dollars. (Source: Study.com / Use of Pesticides)
Despite existing challenges, the widespread use of pesticides has provided significant benefits which include:
- Improved food production
- Increased profits for farmers
- Disease control and prevention
- Significant decrease in mortality rate
- Reduced percentage of crops consumed by pests
- Decrease in threats to livestock