Tag: Entomological Society of America

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Achieve your winter training goals

December 12, 2018 By
Winter months mean cool weather and fewer pests — the perfect time to expand your knowledge of pest control. Don’t neglect to incorporate training and education into the wintertime to-do list for your company. Take the time to develop training... Read more»
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ACE applicants can now apply online

July 26, 2018 By
Pest management professionals can now apply for the Associate Certified Entomologist program online. Read more»
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Cigarette, drugstore beetles see the (UV) light

December 19, 2017 By
A recent study published in the Journal of Economic Entomology finds that the cigarette beetle (Lasioderma serricorne) and drugstore beetle (Stegobium paniceum) are more attracted to ultraviolet (UV) light over blue (mercury vapor) light. The researchers, based in Japan, note... Read more»
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Photography: A value-added service

July 17, 2017 By
Last month at the North Central Branch of the Entomological Society of America event, I had the privilege of preparing “What’s in a Picture,” a presentation detailing the history of photography, its present and future, and how it relates to... Read more»
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Stepping up bed bug education efforts

February 8, 2017 By
Educating the customer is an important part of a pest management professional’s (PMP’s) job. Jeff White, director of Innovation and Technical Content at Bed Bug Central and Cooper Pest Solutions in Lawrenceville, N.J., recently appeared on a popular radio talk... Read more»
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Rodent, wildlife steal show from mosquito on Olympic Golf Course

August 19, 2016 By
When you’re playing the #OlympicGolf course and come across the world’s largest rodent… pic.twitter.com/vqMl4kqcGr — Olympic Golf (@OlympicGolf) August 17, 2016 Athletes who played the first rounds of Olympic golf in 112 years were warned of the native wildlife they might... Read more»
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Photos: Dr. Gerry Wegner

Brazil summit tackles Aedes aegypti issues

June 6, 2016 By
Editor’s Note: The original, longer version of this article appears on EntomologyToday.org. On March 13, nearly 70 scientists, public health officials and other participants attended the Summit on the Aedes aegypti Crisis in the Americas, a one-day meeting convened by... Read more»
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A day in the life of Entomological Society of America’s Chris Stelzig

March 29, 2016 By
Chris Stelzig Director of Strategic Initiatives, Entomological Society of America Photos: Neil Willoughby; Mary Grace Gallagher; iStock.com Read more»

Scientists Say We Must Act Now to Uncover New Insects in the Amazon

April 29, 2015 By
The Entomological Society of America says new insects have been discovered in Belize and Peru, but warns we may soon miss our chance to find other undiscovered bugs. An article entitled “Neotropical genera of Naucoridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Nepomorpha): New species of Ambrysus and... Read more»
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ABCs of Entomology

How ACE and BCE credentials can boost your business

Alphabet soup — ACE and BCE credentials from the ESA (Entomological Society of America) — can be good for the soul and bottom line. “ACE (Associate Certified Entomologist) and BCE (Board Certified Entomologist) credentials can exponentially increase your bottom line... Read more»