Tag: nests

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Yellowjacket supernests reappearing in Alabama

June 27, 2019 By
Entomologist Charles Ray believes Alabama may see high numbers of perennial yellowjacket nests, which can be several feet wide, this year. Read more»
Dr. Eric Paysen, Technical Services Manager, Syngenta Professional Pest Management

Early yellowjacket detection, elimination key for effective control

May 2, 2019 By
Yellowjackets are notoriously aggressive insects whose colonies are easily disturbed by even the slightest vibrations. As colonies grow throughout the season, they only become more aggressive and dangerous to the public. Thus, early detection and elimination of nests is best... Read more»
Dr. Jamel Sandidge, BCE Research Entomologist, Rockwell Laboratories

Locate, eliminate stinging insect nests

April 28, 2019 By
Stinging insects are unpredictable, and their nests can be difficult to find. If you suspect a nest is hidden at an account, here are some tips to help you locate and eliminate it: Place several containers or traps at varying... Read more»
This article is tagged with and posted in Stinging Insects, Tips and Tricks, Wasps
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Don’t dismiss drones for pest control

June 28, 2018 By
It may only be a matter of time before drones land on the top of PMPs list of time-saving equipment. Read more»
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Photo: Christy Norris

Nuisance Wildlife Removal offers bird work expertise

April 5, 2017 By
Nuisance Wildlife Removal shares how bird work comprises nearly a third of its revenue. Bird management can be time-consuming, complex work. Sure, it’s relatively easy to remove sparrows and their nests from big box store signs. But when the Tampa... Read more»
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Are pharaoh ants leaders of the pack?

April 4, 2017 By
Pest Management Professional (PMP): (looking around) This is a pretty nice kitchen. Have you been here long? Pharaoh Ant (PA): (rather guarded) Not at all. I hitchhiked here when the owners brought in some vegetables from their garden. As for... Read more»
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Photo: Dr. Gerald Wegner, BCE

Thief ants: How they got their name

January 27, 2017 By
You have to wonder what thief ants (Solenopsis molesta) did to get their name. Swipe packs of gum from the grocery store checkout lane? Steal purses from old ladies? Actually, thief ants are named for their tendency to nest close... Read more»
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