Tag: vector control


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»
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New coalition to combat vector-borne diseases

July 22, 2019 By
The Vector-Borne Disease Network will advise and support federal policymakers in confronting diseases spread by insects and related arthropods. Read more»

Top 10 U.S. cities for vector pests this winter

February 14, 2019 By
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released its bi-annual Vector Sectors list, naming the top 10 U.S. cities most likely to experience increased pressure from vector pests, like rodents and cockroaches, for the rest of the winter. As vectors of... Read more»
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Why mosquitoes are a historically interesting insect

April 19, 2018 By
This small elegant and beautiful animal has been credited with good and bad works, both natural and human-driven. Read more»
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Get ahead of mosquito populations this spring

April 2, 2018 By
As temperatures begin to rise, overwintering mosquitoes will start to emerge out of the dormant stage. Read more»
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Zombie flies: Invasion of the carrion eaters

October 30, 2017 By
Why didn’t these green bottle flies realize they were invading the home of a pest management professional? Read more»
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Q&A with Syngenta’s Andy Bywater

June 2, 2017 By
This month, our question-and-answer session features Andy Bywater, head of marketing for Pest Management at Syngenta. He is Syngenta’s corporate liaison for the Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC). IVCC partners with academia, industry, funders and malaria control programs worldwide to... Read more»
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UK university receives $2 million grant for vector control product research

February 23, 2017 By
The U.K.’s Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine’s (LSTM) Department of Vector Biology received a $2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a research program to establish test protocols for development of vector control products, according to... Read more»