Tag: flying insects

Dr. Jamel Sandidge, BCE Research Entomologist, Rockwell Laboratories

Get control of a phorid fly infestation

March 6, 2019 By
When the call comes in to eliminate an infestation of Phoridae — phorid flies, also known as humpback, scuttle or coffin flies — you may have a lengthy battle on your hands. Phorid flies reproduce rapidly, and have the ability... Read more»
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Casey Prewitt, Neogen

Education is key for flying insect control

March 5, 2019 By
Most PMPs will agree that flying insect treatments consist of identifying pest and harborage areas, treating those accordingly, and educating the customer on cleaning. Continued success, however, comes from creating programs for each individual customer. For example, how many times... Read more»
Dr. Reid Ipser, Director of Technical Services, Nisus Corp.

What to focus on when dealing with flying insects

March 4, 2019 By
A flying insect can be a grasshopper, a fly, a moth or a wasp. Some species are strong flyers and travel long distances. Focus on two areas when dealing with these pests: Where flying insects originate. Where flying insects rest.... Read more»
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Product Development Manager, AMVAC Environmental Products

Control flying insects with a multi-method program

March 3, 2019 By
Effectively controlling flying insects like flies, gnats, mosquitoes and moths is best accomplished by developing a program that includes physical, cultural and chemical control methods. Many products are available to control these pests in the various environments they inhabit. In... Read more»
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ILLUSTRATION: LEO MICHAEL

Caption This: Turkey time

November 19, 2018 By
You know you have a funny quip for this Leo Michael panel. Why not share it with the industry? Send us an email with your idea to pmpeditor@northcoastmedia.net by Dec. 1, 2018. We’ll print our favorite in the January issue. If we... Read more»
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What are dark-winged fungus gnats?

November 23, 2017 By
Diptera: Sciaridae are also known as root gnats. Read more»
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Flying insect survey: Opportunities take flight

November 13, 2017 By
Check out pest management professionals' responses to this year’s flying insect management survey. Read more»
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Zombie flies: Invasion of the carrion eaters

October 30, 2017 By
Why didn’t these green bottle flies realize they were invading the home of a pest management professional? Read more»
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Photo: Mark Sheperdigian, BCE

Check rooftop HVAC units for flies, beetles

August 15, 2017 By
Are small flying insects coming from seemingly nowhere? Check the roof. Flat roofs are famous for collecting water in low spots, and breeding all manner of flies and beetles. When these insects originate under air intakes for heating, ventilation and... Read more»
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PMP interviews a fruit fly

July 25, 2017 By
No more Mr. Nice Fly: Pest Management Professional magazine interviews a fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster). Read more»
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