Tag: fruit flies

Ask the Expert: Tackling Fruit Flies in Pools, Freezing Bees & More

June 12, 2014 By
Q: A customer has a screened-in lanai and pool but fruit flies find their way in, almost daily. We’ve inspected everything possible without finding a source. There are numerous fruit flies in the lanai, and some were found outside. Can... Read more»
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NPMA Tips: Fruit Flies and Fighter Jets

June 12, 2014 By
Adapt high-speed research for low-tech control methods In April, scientists from the University of Washington published new research detailing the speed at which fruit flies move during flight to avoid danger. Using high-speed video cameras operating at 7,500 frames per... Read more»
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Fact vs. Fiction: Fruit Flies

January 20, 2014 By
Fiction: I have a bunch of fruit flies, but they all look different. Fact: Not all small flies are fruit flies. Many flies are found in the same environment and are similar in size and appearance. Drain flies are fuzzy... Read more»

Ask the Expert: Wasps, Beetles and Fruit Flies

December 5, 2013 By
Q: Large wasps are digging in bare soil in a playground, so we dusted the holes, but there were more wasps than ever the next day. What’s the correct name for them, and how can I treat without a problem... Read more»
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Zoëcon: Gentrol

December 27, 2012 By
Achieve pest prevention and business profitability with Gentrol products from Zoëcon. The active ingredient in Gentrol products, (S)-hydroprene, is an insect growth regulator (IGR) that controls cockroaches, stored product pests, drain flies, fruit flies and bed bugs by breaking their... Read more»