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Hurricane Dorian causes mosquito population to surge

September 18, 2019 By
The American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) warns of elevated mosquito populations in East Coast communities in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. Read more»
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Mosquito salivary glands curb spread of malaria parasites

September 5, 2019 By
Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they have discovered that malaria-causing parasites are stopped by a roadblock in mosquitoes' spit glands. Read more»
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NPMA’s Mosquito Multiplier displays breeding power of mosquitoes

August 28, 2019 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is educating consumers about mosquitoes with the results of its new video project – Mosquito Multiplier. Read more»
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Terminix recognizes World Mosquito Day

August 20, 2019 By
In recognition of the World Mosquito Day, Terminix released its 2019 ranking of the country’s Top 50 cities most infested with mosquitoes. Read more»
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Historian argues mosquitoes are more than mere pests

August 20, 2019 By
In his book The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator, historian Timothy Winegard examines how mosquitoes have shaped human history. Read more»
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USF study finds link between WNV, light pollution

August 14, 2019 By
A recent study from the University of South Florida found that light pollution — the kind found in parking lots, for example — could be a factor in the transmission of West Nile virus (WNV). The study conducted by Meredith... Read more»
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AMVAC: NUVAN Line

August 7, 2019 By
The NUVAN product line is intended to offer professional applicators a range of convenience and economy, regardless of the situation. The product line — NUVAN Prostrips, NUVAN Prostrips+, NUVAN Directed Spray Aerosol, NUVAN Fog 5%, NUVAN Fog 4EC and NUVAN... Read more»
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PPMA releases summer Vector Sectors list

August 1, 2019 By
The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) released its new list of the top 10 U.S. cities at greater risk for increased pressure from vector pests. Read more»

Tips in time for the busy season

June 15, 2019 By
Now that temperatures outside are warming up, customers eager to spend more time in their backyards are keeping pest management professionals (PMPs) busy. From about April through October, PMPs have an important job to do: protect the public from the... Read more»
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Pests can cause seasonal allergies

April 22, 2019 By
Warn your customers this spring that some of biggest allergy offenders include pests such as bed bugs and dust mites, not weeds or pollen. Read more»