Mosquitoes

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Mosquito control tips from the pros

April 5, 2019 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) offer advice on mosquito management methods that have worked for them. For 15 more mosquito management tips from the pros, check out Pest Management Professional‘s 2019 Mosquito Management Supplement. Conduct an inspection before treatment Inspection is... Read more»
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“The Future of Mosquito-Borne Illness” By Dr. Stan Cope

February 13, 2019 By
Dr. Stan Cope, AP&G’s VP of technical products and services, talks to attendees at the 2018 New York Pest Expo presented by Bug Off Pest Control Center. “The Future of Mosquito-Borne Illness: What is the Next Zika?” reviews the diseases... Read more»
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Neighborhood dynamics influence mosquito risk

January 3, 2019 By
In a recent edition of Parasites & Vectors, researchers from the Millbrook, N.Y.-based Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies reports socioeconomic differences among neighborhoods can influence bite risk, with rats being a primary bloodmeal source in lower-income neighborhoods. Studying five row-home... Read more»
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How weather affects mosquito populations

October 16, 2018 By
The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), recently released its Vector Sector forecast for major cities across the United States. After reviewing spring weather patterns and analyzing... Read more»
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Answering client’s mosquito control questions

August 13, 2018 By
Be prepared to answer client questions for an effective mosquito control program. Read more»
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9 considerations before offering mosquito management services

July 11, 2018 By
Here are nine questions to consider before you offer mosquito service. Read more»

Mosquitoes, midges pester players during a World Cup match

July 5, 2018 By
Players and fans during a world cup match had to battle with clouds of insects at a Russian arena. Read more»
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Anti-saliva vaccine could curb mosquito bites

June 28, 2018 By
Scientists are searching for a way to help fight the effects of mosquito saliva by developing a vaccine against it. Because mosquito saliva can open the door for a number of diseases, this vaccine will protect against many pathogens. For... Read more»
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MGK study reveals why IGRs work

June 28, 2018 By
Let mosquitoes pick up where you left off, literally. A Rutgers University study published by PLOS: Neglected Tropical Diseases in late 2016 looked at the feasibility of what’s known as the “auto-dissemination” approach to mosquito control. The approach is based... Read more»
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Quiz: Test your knowledge of mosquito facts

June 19, 2018 By
Test you knowledge on these disease-ridden pests. Read more»
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