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Sanitation best method for reducing mosquitoes

May 9, 2018 By
Having one’s yard sprayed will help reduce both larval and adult population levels. Read more»
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Video: Tiger beetle featured on Wired’s ‘Absurd Creatures’

January 5, 2017 By
The tiger beetle was featured on Wired‘s “Absurd Creature of the Week” thanks to its ferocious tendencies. The tiger beetle is known for its aggressive predatory habits and running speeds. Adults feed on ants, lady beetles, larvae and other beetles... Read more»
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Tweak baiting techniques to match ant colony’s needs

December 14, 2016 By
All major urban pest ant species are generalists when it comes to resources. They all need carbohydrates, protein and fat. These macronutrients take priority at different times of the year, however. Protein is needed most during the spring and summer... Read more»
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Pro-Pest R.T.U. Silverfish Trap

J.F. Oakes: Pro-Pest R.T.U. Silverfish Trap

August 1, 2016 By
J.F. Oakes markets the Pro-Pest Ready To Use (R.T.U.) Silverfish Trap with food attractant, which is considered to be safe for humans and pets. Its smart design makes trapping silverfish and other insects and larvae that damage books, library and... Read more»
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Moths & Misplaced Affection

April 19, 2016 By
A new method to curb moth populations involves some pheromone-based bait-and-switch trickery that confuses the male moth’s primal urge — the urge to mate. Last year scientists unveiled a new pheromone treatment which interferes with the sex lives of moths,... Read more»
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MosquitoMax: Larvanator ALD-365

March 10, 2016 By
The new Larvanator ALD-365 is a patent-pending automatic larvicide dispensing device that works year-round to eliminate mosquito larva in catch basins, french drains, culverts, drainage systems and other places that hold standing water. It fastens quickly to the underside of... Read more»
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believe it or not: Stinging Insects

December 10, 2013 By
The world’s biggest hornet is wreaking havoc in northwestern China where 42 people have died after being swarmed and stung. More than 1,600 others have been injured from stings since the outbreak began in July. The Asian giant hornet (Vespa... Read more»
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