Insect Pest Control
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how do you control doodle bugs

goodqueenbess added on April 8, 2011 | Answered

I am the black thumb in a garden center and get asked assorted questions and would like an intelligent answer for the customer asking about how to control doodle bugs.

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Heather
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Answered on April 11, 2011

These are also known as sowbugs or pillbugs. There are several insecticides that are labeled to kill them. Reducing the moisture in the area is the best way to get rid of them as they actually breath with gills. Here is more information on getting rid of them and their relatives: https://extension.colostate.edu/pubs/insect/05552.html

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