Tag: drones

bald faced hornet. Photo: Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org

Is chopping hornets with drone rotors considered IPM?

June 4, 2019 By
This homeowner took care of a nest of bald-faced hornets with an unusual method. Read more»
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Photo: Andrew Hicks, Pest Management Systems Inc.

How PMPs are using drones

June 1, 2018 By
PMPs are using drones to control pest birds and survey properties. Will drone-delivered pesticide strikes around structures be next? Read more»
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Photo: Andrew Hicks, Pest Management Systems Inc.

PMP Poll: The drone zone

May 16, 2018 By
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Asian hornets attack inspection drone in Jersey

September 7, 2017 By
Jersey’s Department for the Environment deployed a heat-seeking DJI drone with cameras to inspect an Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia) nest, which authorities and beekeepers had spent months looking for, reports The Independent. Jersey is an island in the English... Read more»
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PMP unveils 2017 Mosquito Survey results

June 7, 2017 By
As mosquito opportunities grow, so do lessons learned, as PMP’s 2017 Mosquito Survey shows. Not so long ago, mosquito management was an occasional service for most pest management professionals (PMPs). An existing client might ask for an adulticide treatment for... Read more»
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Gypsy Moth Behavior Influences Drone’s Design

June 2, 2015 By
They way in which male gypsy moths behave to mate with female gypsy moths is helping researchers create more effective drones, according to a Business Standard report. The electronic devices, which are designed to find the source of pollutants, mimic... Read more»
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