Mosquitoes

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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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Florida county to use drones for battling mosquitoes

May 24, 2018 By
Lee County, Florida, was selected by the federal government to test and use drone technology for pest control management. Read more»
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UF study finds IGRs integral to mosquito control

May 23, 2018 By
A study from the University of Florida found that using insect growth regulators is a good way for PMPs to practice integrated pest management. Read more»
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CDC: US mosquito, tick and flea illnesses on the rise

May 11, 2018 By
A total of 642,602 cases of disease caused by the bite of an infected mosquito, tick or flea. Read more»
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