Tag: entomology

Dr. Faith Oi

A compassionate industry, but one with room to grow

January 2, 2019 By
University of Florida (UF) entomologist Dr. Faith Oi says she is proud to be part of an industry that is so charitable. “Many companies very quietly provide services pro bono, so that people who cannot afford pest control can live... Read more»
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Virginia Tech receives endowed professorship

October 15, 2018 By
Joe Wilson, former owner of PermaTreat Pest Control, Fredericksburg, Va., and his wife have established the Joseph R. and Mary W. Wilson Endowed Urban Entomology Professorship in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and... Read more»
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WSU entomology department houses over 3.1 million insects

June 14, 2018 By
Washington State University houses over 3.1 million insects that pest management professionals and entomologists can use as a resource. Read more»
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5 questions with Purdue entomology master’s student

April 30, 2018 By
"I did my senior-year project on termite control by formulating effective baits." Read more»
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Video shows subterranean termite’s damage to a house

March 27, 2018 By
The video represents an analogy of damage the Formosan subterranean termite can have to a structure. Read more»
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Online resources: Why customers still call PMPs

March 12, 2018 By
you ever notice that today’s consumer performs an extraordinary amount of research before calling in an expert? Read more»
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35th annual Insect Fear Film Festival showcases ticks

March 8, 2018 By
TheUniversity of Illinois department of entomology's 35th annual Insect Fear Film Festival showcased ticks, illustrating various aspects of the arthropod's biology. Read more»
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Purdue researcher uses poison-coated termites to control invasive ant colonies

February 20, 2018 By
Over three weeks, nearly every ant was killed, Purdue says. Read more»
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Parasitic wasp may use saw-like antennae to escape from host

February 6, 2018 By
While the wasp is emerging, it may rub these spines against the host and use them like a saw to cut open the body. Read more»
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6 tips for ant management success

January 10, 2018 By
Here are a few recommendations for ant management success. Read more»
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