Mosquitoes

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Addressing the threat of mosquitoes

September 8, 2019 By
The federal government is taking a couple of steps to address the threat mosquitoes pose. The Vector-Borne Disease Network is working with policymakers to help reduce the risk of the diseases and viruses spread by mosquitoes. Formed in May, the... Read more»
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Legislation helps in the fight against mosquito-borne viruses, diseases

August 7, 2019 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) are stewards of public health, especially when it comes to mosquito control. They protect the public from mosquito-borne viruses and diseases, including the Zika virus, West Nile virus, chikungunya, dengue, malaria, yellow fever and Eastern equine... Read more»
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Ask these questions to sell mosquito services

June 13, 2019 By
Sometimes a list of technical jargon is a turn-off, even if you’re right. Instead, courteous and simple questions are the key. Read more»
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Combat mosquitoes with multiple techniques

June 11, 2019 By
It's important to use a variety of techniques when combatting mosquitoes – in every life stage — at your client's property. Read more»

PMPs: Offer mosquito reduction, not control

June 6, 2019 By
It's important to be upfront with customers about expectations after services for reducing mosquitoes at their properties. Read more»
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10 tips for mosquito prevention

June 4, 2019 By
Here are 10 timely prevention tips to make it tougher for mosquitoes to establish at your customer's properties this season. Read more»
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Use residual products to keep mosquitoes away

May 30, 2019 By
Until your next mosquito service, be sure to look for products with a long residual and wash-off resistance to help keep these pests away until next time. Read more»

Timing is key for mosquito control, contracts

May 28, 2019 By
Timing is everything in mosquito control including when the service is performed and when contracts dictate property visits. Read more»
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4 tips for your mosquito control strategy

May 23, 2019 By
There has been a recent influx of mosquito control products — from residential mosquito misting systems and gravid yellow fever mosquito (Aedes spp.) traps, to advances in pesticide-infused clothing and personal repellents. And yes, there’s even a smartphone app for... Read more»
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Dr. Nicky Gallagher, Technical Services Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Reduce mosquito callbacks with barrier applications

May 21, 2019 By
Made with the right equipment, barrier applications can significantly reduce mosquito numbers, bites and callbacks. For best results, follow these tips. Read more»