Tag: midges

Triatomine Bug Occurrence by State. CHART: CDC

Midges and crane flies and kissing bugs, oh my!

April 25, 2019 By
We haven’t seen the plague of locusts whiz by just yet, but we have been collecting some interesting pest sighting news: On April 17, the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel reported on how aquatic midges (Chironomidae), also known as blind mosquitoes, are... Read more»
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Explain GPC to clients

December 6, 2018 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) sometimes refer to general pest control (GPC) as a way to lump all of the “other pests” that are not wood-destroying insects (WDI) or bed bugs into a manageable group. However, the list of remaining pests... Read more»

Mosquitoes, midges pester players during a World Cup match

July 5, 2018 By
Players and fans during a world cup match had to battle with clouds of insects at a Russian arena. Read more»
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Q&A: Pseudoscorpions, small flies and bees

September 29, 2017 By
Email your questions about insect identification and pest management technologies and techniques to Dr. Doug Mampe at dentomol@aol.com. Your questions most likely will be printed and answered in one of Pest Management Professional’s upcoming Ask the Expert columns.   Q:... Read more»
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Strike

Central Life Sciences: New Strike Website

September 20, 2016 By
Central Life Sciences has relaunched StrikeProducts.com. Strike products are used primarily in wastewater treatment facilities, but they can be applied in any facility or site seeking control of midge and filter flies in water on the premises. Potential sites include... Read more»
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Millions of goldfish put on midge patrol

May 6, 2016 By
Millions of goldfish (Carassius auratus) were added to Arizona’s Tempe Town Lake in an effort to decrease the midge population, reports Fox6 News in Phoenix. Midges are insects that look like small mosquitoes but do not bite or transmit disease.... Read more»
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Mosquito Mist Ultra

Control Solutions Inc.: Mosquito Mist Ultra

April 13, 2016 By
CSI has launched its synergized permethrin formulation as Mosquito Mist Ultra, which contains 20.6 percent permethrin with 20.6 percent piperonyl butoxide (PBO), as a synergist. Mosquito Mist Ultra has a quick knockdown and controls adult mosquitoes (including organophosphate-resistant mosquitoes), midges... Read more»
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Stryker 5-25

Control Solutions Inc.: Stryker 5-25

March 29, 2016 By
CSI introduces a new insecticide concentrate for adult mosquito control, including those that transmit West Nile, chikungunya and Zika viruses. Stryker 5-25 is a water-based, micro-emulsion blend of pyrethrin and piperonyl butoxide (PBO). Labeled for mosquitoes, gnats, midges and other... Read more»
New York Pest Expo 2015

Bug Off’s 2015 New York Pest Expo honored women in pest management

November 12, 2015 By
The 2015 New York Pest expo was held on Wednesday, November 11, at the George Washington Bridge Doubletree Hotel in Fort Lee, N.J. The theme of this year’s event, held annually by Bug Off Pest Control, was: Honoring Women in... Read more»
Communal Web in Texas

Giant Web Attracts Attention, Lunch for Spiders

August 18, 2015 By
Yep, everything really is bigger in Texas. For proof, check out the communal web spiders have spun in the trees at Lakeside Park in the town of Rowlett. It’s a site to behold, as it encompasses numerous trees, is several feet long... Read more»
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