Mechanical Pest control
Mechanical pest control is controlling the pests using physical barriers like fences, traps, and electric wires. Mechanical pest control is best for the ecosystem and agricultural field to control pests without harming the atmosphere. In mechanical pest control, pests are getting killed directly by the mechanical force or by the laboring person who handles the mechanical pest control method. Mechanical pest control is handled by the technician who has more knowledge on handling the pest control and using the appropriate tools to destruct the pest infestation.
Methods Mechanical Pest Control
All manual pest control methods are coming under mechanical pest control. Mechanical pest control methods involve.
Hand Picking is the best method of controlling pests in the agricultural field. In handpicking process, adult pests like caterpillars, bugs, and worms are handpicked by the pest control technicians before they are laying eggs. Hand-picking at the right time saves your building and agricultural field from heavy damages.
Hooking is the mechanical method used to reduce pest infestation from your place. Hooking helps to eliminate the bed bugs and beetles.
Brushing is the manual method, by removing a pest using a hard brush. Brushing helps to remove the pests from the carpets, woolen fabrics, and from the window screens.
Crushing also likes the manual process, where the pests are crushed manually by using the hands or any crushing tools. Insect crushing products are available on market, not only the pests also crush the eggshell to stop the growth of the pests.
Trapping methods in Mechanical Pest control
In the above session we saw the different ways of controlling the pests by using manual methods, let’s check out some of the trapping methods involved in mechanical pest control.
- Electric Fencing
- Water source
Banding is covering a place using some covering materials or by using polythene sheets to keep away the pests.
Wrapping is the process of wrapping any fruits or vegetables using polythene bags or covers to protect them from pests and birds.
Netting helps to destruct any kind of pests from your place by protecting from all sides. Mosquito control netting and vector control netting are effective netting traps.
Electric Fencing Fencing normally helps to stop the pest’s infestation. Electric fencing works double that of normal fencing and give better results. Placing electrodes in a wire and the passage of electricity over a fence helps to keep away the large pests like mice, rats, and wild pests.
Water source also can act as the best barrier for the pest control, comes under the mechanical pest control. Applying water forcefully on your property removes the pests. This suits well for removing the pests in the garden area.
Installing insect-proof for your property also the better option for control the pests mechanically. Consult the professional pest control services and get a clear plan for mechanical pest control.