Common Pests

Dealing with the pests in your facility is an important part of a successful IPM program. Below are links that outline various strategies for dealing with specific pests. This page will be updated as new information becomes available. Feel free to bookmark this page for quick reference.

Strategies for Common Pests

  • Africanized Honey Bees
  • Bats
  • Bed Bugs
  • Fire Ants
  • German Cockroaches
  • Honey Bees
  • Nuisance Birds
  • Rats
  • Ticks
  • Tramp Ants
  • Yellowjackets

Having trouble identifying a pest?

UT can identify the pest for you. Visit the Soil, Plant & Pest Center website for more information.

Additional Information

The EPA’s IPM manual offers additional information to help in the development of your IPM strategies. You can download the complete manual. We have also broken down the manual by chapters for easy reference of specific topics. Download individual chapters.

Pest Spotlight