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Tag: Argentine ants


Most Wanted Ants: Argentine ant

October 27, 2020 By
The Argentine ant originated in Northern Argentina near the Paraná River, and adapts well to urban and suburban environments. Read more»

Ant control revenue weathers the storms

August 5, 2019 By
Our exclusive survey examines why ant management is such big business for pest management professionals with the weather changes. Read more»
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Which ant species are most often misidentified?

July 24, 2019 By
We asked pest control experts: "Which ant species are most often misidentified?" Read more»
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Sprayer system designed with techs in mind

July 10, 2019 By
David Fleming, owner of Pest Management Solutions, created a custom compressed air sprayer system to make the work easier for himself and his technicians. Read more»
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Ant management: Choose control method based on species

November 29, 2017 By
"... don’t be afraid to try something you’ve never tried before." Read more»
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Photo: Choe Laboratory at University of California, Riverside

Research: Battle Argentine ants with bait derived from seaweed

August 22, 2017 By A research team at the University of California-Riverside is working on an inexpensive, biodegradable, seaweed-based bait for Argentine ants (Linepithema humile). The Argentine ant is an invasive species with a worldwide distribution. It is a major nuisance in southern... Read more»
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Ants across America: PMP publishes 2017 Ant Management Survey results

May 11, 2017 By
Ant management is good business all throughout the country, say respondents to PMP’s exclusive survey. Ants are problematic throughout the United States. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a pest management professional (PMP) working in the South, West or Northeast; you’re... Read more»
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Q&A: Best ant management lessons learned

April 19, 2017 By and
What’s the best ant management lesson you’ve learned? Experts chime in: “In Houston, we had a mall-turned-assisted-living facility that was infested with Argentine ants (Linepithema humile). After several months of little success, we cleaned up all the inside sources of... Read more»
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Survey: Most-managed pests of 2016

November 28, 2016 By
Mosquitoes may have stolen all the headlines this year, thanks to non-stop worldwide coverage of the Zika virus. But in the U.S., pest management professionals (PMPs) are still cashing in the most on ants — specifically carpenter ants, which technically... Read more»
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Working Within California’s Strict Environmental Parameters to Manage Ants

May 19, 2015 By
Like many pest management professionals (PMPs) with years of experience, Willie Payne decided to take his industry knowledge (38 years of it) and use it to start his own company. That was in 2006, with three employees and one office... Read more»