Tag: Aedes albopictus

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EPA approves Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes for use in 20 states

November 9, 2017 By
ZAP Males are live male mosquitoes that are infected with the ZAP strain, a particular strain of the Wolbachia bacterium. Read more»
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Photo: Ary Farajollahi, Bugwood.org

PMP interviews Culex pipiens mosquito

May 24, 2017 By
Let’s discuss the sisterhood of the not-so-traveling mosquito. Culex pipiens mosquito (CPM): [Yelling] Why can’t you help out every once in a while? I just gave birth to 300 babies, and all you want to do is fly around all... Read more»
Research entomologist Catherine Pruszynski. Photo: Florida Keys Mosquito Control District

Bacteria-infected mosquitoes released in Florida to fight Zika

May 2, 2017 By
The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District is testing a new way to control Aedes aegypti mosquito populations by releasing bacteria-infected mosquitoes. The district released 20,000 male mosquitoes from Kentucky-based MosquitoMate infected by the Wolbachia bacteria. Aedes aegypti mosquitoes can spread... Read more»
photo:  JP Miller & Sons Services

Customer cooperation breeds better mosquito management

June 9, 2016 By
JP Miller & Sons Services tackles challenges unique to Florida pest management professionals. In Florida, mosquitoes are a part of everyday life, thanks to aquatic ecosystems and a humid climate. Currently, 80 mosquito species have been identified there — more... Read more»
Rick and Phil Cooper

Think through mosquito management decisions

June 2, 2016 By
Cooper Pest Solutions fields more mosquito calls than it can handle — thanks to a detailed plan and clued-in customers. Two years ago, Cooper Pest Solutions launched mosquito management services for its residential customers. Every year since, sales have doubled.... Read more»

Mosquitoes: World’s deadliest animal back in limelight

May 31, 2016 By
I’ve made it clear we want to put on a full-court press. I’m saying, ‘Folks, this is it: All hands on deck for Zika. This is really important.'” — Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases... Read more»

Active mosquito management promotion leads to sales

May 25, 2016 By
Clark’s mosquito management marketing nets add-on business and new clients. Most of the pest management companies in South Carolina offer mosquito management services, and Clark’s Termite & Pest Control in Irmo is no exception. Entomologist and Technical Director Alan Wilson... Read more»

Mosquito management garners buzz

May 12, 2016 By
According to PMP’s exclusive survey, mosquito services can be a lucrative business segment for those who offer it. It should be a banner year for pest management professionals (PMPs) who offer mosquito management services. Three-quarters of PMPs predict their revenue... Read more»