Ants

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Ant behavior could help humans

December 13, 2018 By
A new study finds that the key to antibiotics resistance in humans could lie in how ants function within their colonies. Published in February by the Royal Society, the article is titled “External immunity in ant societies: sociality and colony... Read more»
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Build a strong ant program

November 13, 2018 By
Take a measured approach to gain control over ant infestations. Read more»
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Strategic planning leads to ant success

September 2, 2018 By
Although more than 12,000 species of ants roam the earth, the National Pest Management Association reports pest management professionals (PMPs) battle carpenter ants most often. Pest Management Professional’s (PMP’s) exclusive 2018 Ant Management Survey shows this ant species generates the... Read more»
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Pros’ tips for successful ant management

September 1, 2018 By
Read these tips for successful ant management from the pros. Read more»
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Locate nests to help curb ant callbacks

August 29, 2018 By
Ant management success depends on finding the nest. Here are some suggestions for locating nests of five different ant species. Read more»
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5 ways to conquer ant callbacks

August 28, 2018 By
Ant management can be challenging; focus on these five steps to improve success. Read more»
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Tips for avoiding ant job callbacks

August 25, 2018 By
To keep ants — the No.1 callback offender — at bay, PMPs need teamwork, and proven control tools and techniques.  Read more»
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Fiction: Crawley and the ant problem

August 13, 2018 By
Publisher’s Note: This series — “The Adventures of Crawley McPherson, Bug Man” — is a work of fiction. Crawley McPherson and all other characters in this series are products of the author’s imagination or used fictitiously. All names, places, locations... Read more»
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Protocol for successfully treating megacolony ants

August 12, 2018 By
Want to take the crazy out of treating megacolony ants? Follow this protocol, based on 15 years of research: In cooler months, broadcast a granule product around the perimeter of the structure. This will create a first line of defense... Read more»
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Texas A&M experts assist South Korea with red fire ant invasion

July 26, 2018 By
South Korea reaches out to Texas A&M, leading experts on red fire ants, for help controlling a recent invasion. Read more»
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