When mosquito customers call, they are expecting a rapid reduction in the adult mosquito population as well as a relatively long period of time before the population rebounds to a nuisance level. Integrated control measures often are required to meet this expectation.
Pest management professionals should implement an integrated mosquito management (IMM) program.
Reduce mosquito breeding sites by eliminating standing water on the property, and as needed, treating with a mosquito larvicide. Use an appropriately labeled insecticide to treat areas where the adult mosquitoes rest during the day. Treat dense foliage of mosquito-attracting trees and shrubs — those areas that are shaded, relatively cool and maintain higher humidity during daylight hours.