volume 167, issue 1, P14-26 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12739
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Bruce Schoelitsz, Bastiaan G. Meerburg, Willem Takken

Abstract: Abstract Households are mini‐ecosystems that provide a variety of conditions in which a variety of insect species can develop. Whether these insects are considered pests, largely depends on the perception, attitudes, and knowledge of the human inhabitants of the house. If considered unacceptable, residents can attempt to manage the insects themselves, or hire a professional. A pest management professional can provide a quick‐fix solution, often relying on the sole use of insecticides, or a sustainable solutio…

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