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Encephalitis mosquito (Culex tarsalis) PHOTO: JOSEPH BURGER, BUGWOOD.ORG

Mosquito-borne disease risks

May 18, 2019 By
You may be an expert at finding and eliminating breeding sources that attract mosquitoes, but when customers have questions about mosquito-borne diseases and viruses, refer them to a reputable resource. Read more»

15 mosquito management pro tips

May 17, 2019 By
Sharpen your mosquito management service with tips from pest management professionals who learned from experience. Read more»
Southern house mosquito (C. quinquefasciatus) PHOTO: CDC/JIM GATHANY

Mosquito control: Protecting health, adding revenue

May 16, 2019 By
Mosquito control services may help reduce the population of disease-carrying mosquitoes while improving profit margins Read more»

Terminix debuts tick control system

May 1, 2019 By
Terminix launched its Terminix Tick Defend System, an integrated pest management system that helps protect yards and homes from tick infestations. Read more»
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QualityPro launches public health certification

April 9, 2019 By
QualityPro is now accepting applications for the QualityPro Public Health certification program for mosquitos and rodents. 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»

Catchmaster: Ovi-Catch AGO Mosquito Trap

November 14, 2017 By
The Ovi-Catch is a low-cost, easy-to-use, mosquito surveillance tool proven effective by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the company says. The low-maintenance trap does not require electricity or pesticides. It’s designed to capture gravid female mosquitoes... Read more»
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Norway rat, illustrated for the Truman's Guide. (Art: North Coast Media)

Rats and disease

November 8, 2017 By
Rats invade millions of homes — and are capable of transmitting deadly disease. During a suspected rat infestation inspection, pest management professionals (PMPs) will find them living in attics, basements and warehouses. Rats often raid kitchens, crawl around electrical wires... Read more»
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UCR, UC Davis to launch vector center

August 14, 2017 By
With an $8 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers from the University of California’s Riverside and Davis campuses will launch the Pacific Southwest Regional Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases later this month. The... Read more»
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ESA, CDC team on vector response

July 21, 2017 By
The public health community will soon be better equipped to respond to outbreaks of diseases spread by mosquitoes and other arthropod vectors, thanks to a contract awarded to the Entomological Society of America (ESA) Certification Corp. by the U.S. Centers... Read more»
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