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Mosquito. PHOTO: ISTOCK.COM/EYE-BLINK

Educate customers about preventing mosquito breeding

May 16, 2019 By
Teach clients about mosquito breeding areas around their home in order to get effective control in the fight against mosquitoes. Read more»
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Pheromones in tears of baby mice could prevent breeding

November 6, 2018 By
Signals from a pheromone produced by male mice to encourage breeding, is replaced with signals from a pheromone produced by baby mice. 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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Mosquito management: Correct conducive conditions

October 4, 2017 By
Eliminate all mosquito-breeding sites on the property. Mosquitoes do not travel long distances, so if you’re able to eliminate the active breeding sites and places they like to live on the property, there will be a dramatic reduction in the... Read more»
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Check rooftop HVAC units for flies, beetles

August 15, 2017 By
Are small flying insects coming from seemingly nowhere? Check the roof. Flat roofs are famous for collecting water in low spots, and breeding all manner of flies and beetles. When these insects originate under air intakes for heating, ventilation and... Read more»
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Raccoons: Pets or pests?

May 30, 2017 By
Russians are pioneering a movement to shift the stigma of raccoons as mischievous pests to domesticated pets. Supporters hosted a festival in St. Petersburg to educate the public on caring for the masked mammal as a pet, according to India... Read more»
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Tiger Mosquito, Aedes albopictus

Are you ready for mosquito management?

July 10, 2013 By
Should PMPs get involved in mosquito management? Yes, because there’s a need to protect properties where mosquitoes complete their life cycle. The West Nile Virus and new cases of malaria make mosquito bites potentially serious. Some mosquitoes breed in tree... Read more»
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