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Found a cockroach? (Saw a GAZILLION?)  Don’t panic.

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German cockroach, with 2 black stripes on back of head.

CONTENTS: Is your home fit for a cockroach?

Produced by the Community IPM Program, which is funded by Cornell University, Cornell Cooperative Extension, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Based on a brochure by Kathleen Sharpe. Editing/design: Jill Shultz; Carrie Koplinka-Loehr. Illustrations: Karen English (mirror/flashlight, insecticide bait); U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare (cockroaches). House interior and cockroach egg capsules are copyrighted by the Regents of the University of California (Leaflet number 21035, Controlling Household Cockroaches) and used by permission. The recommendations in this publication are not a substitute for pesticide labeling. Read the label before applying any pesticide. Cornell Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities. 7M AP 5/00.