Housefly (Musca domestica) is known as carrier of diseases such as dysentery, diarrhea, typhoid, food poisoning, etc. During day hours house flies will rest principally on ceiling and floors. Outside they will rest in plants on grounds, garbage bins, etc. At night they will rest principally on electric wires and dangling light cords indoors. In all situations they prefer corners and edges or thin objects such as wires and strings. Resting-places are usually 5 to 15 feet off the ground.
Fly control is an intricate job which needs to be tackled under integrated pest management programmer where in various control measures (proofing, hygienic conditions) are required to be implemented simultaneously because the chemical measures only cannot be substitute for other measures.
This treatment is carried out by spraying a suitable pesticide at the wall and floor junctions, staircases, Corridors within the production area, toilets and harborage and breeding sites of the flies within the Compound area. Also vulnerable places, which are susceptible to flies, are sprayed.