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Get ahead of mosquito populations this spring

April 2, 2018 By
As temperatures begin to rise, overwintering mosquitoes will start to emerge out of the dormant stage. Read more»
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$14.9M grant for UC-R mosquito research

July 21, 2017 By
A University of California, Riverside scientist is leading a team of researchers that will receive up to $14.9 million from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to be part of the “Safe Genes” program to study innovative genetic... Read more»
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Mosquitoes: Public health concerns lead experts to predictive modeling

June 13, 2017 By
Who would have guessed that in 1999, when West Nile Virus (WNV) started its sweep across the United States, a major paradigm shift would begin in the role pest management companies play in protecting people’s health? It didn’t take long... 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»

Callback Cures: Seek Aedes mosquitoes’ backyard breeding sites

March 21, 2016 By
Thanks to mosquitoes being in the headlines this year, many pest management firms across the nation are offering mosquito control as an additional service for their customers. The most popular method of treatment involves a three-pronged approach: Use backpack mist... Read more»
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SpringStar: BioCare Mosquito Trap-N-Kill

August 17, 2015 By
The BioCare Mosquito Trap-N-Kill (TNK) is now available in pallets of 504 units for mosquito abatement districts and professional pest management firms. TNK is an economical, effective and reusable lethal ovitrap for controlling yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) and Asian... Read more»
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NPMA survey: U.S. adults undereducated on mosquitoes

August 13, 2015 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has surveyed American adults about their knowledge of mosquito diseases in the U.S. and bite prevention practices. “Our survey found that although many Americans are aware of the prevalence of West Nile virus (WNV)... Read more»
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Orkin, Terminix release dueling Mosquito Cities lists

May 18, 2015 By
Atlanta tops Orkin’s list of Top Mosquito Cities for the second year in a row. The list by the firm, coincidently based in Atlanta, ranks cities by the number of mosquito customers serviced in 2014. Nine cities in the Southeast... Read more»