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4 tips for your mosquito control strategy

May 23, 2019 By
There has been a recent influx of mosquito control products — from residential mosquito misting systems and gravid yellow fever mosquito (Aedes spp.) traps, to advances in pesticide-infused clothing and personal repellents. And yes, there’s even a smartphone app for... Read more»
Encephalitis mosquito (Culex tarsalis) PHOTO: JOSEPH BURGER, BUGWOOD.ORG

Mosquito-borne disease risks

May 18, 2019 By
You may be an expert at finding and eliminating breeding sources that attract mosquitoes, but when customers have questions about mosquito-borne diseases and viruses, refer them to a reputable resource. Read more»
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15 mosquito management pro tips

May 17, 2019 By
Sharpen your mosquito management service with tips from pest management professionals who learned from experience. Read more»
Southern house mosquito (C. quinquefasciatus) PHOTO: CDC/JIM GATHANY

Mosquito control: Protecting health, adding revenue

May 16, 2019 By
Mosquito control services may help reduce the population of disease-carrying mosquitoes while improving profit margins Read more»
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Mosquito-fighting bacteria shows promise, study finds

May 9, 2019 By
The Entomological Society of America's publication "Entomology Today" reports "encouraging results" from the program using Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes. Read more»
Headshot: Dr. Omar Okbari

$14.9M grant for UC-R mosquito research

July 21, 2017 By
A University of California, Riverside scientist is leading a team of researchers that will receive up to $14.9 million from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to be part of the “Safe Genes” program to study innovative genetic... Read more»
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Customer cooperation breeds better mosquito management

June 9, 2016 By
JP Miller & Sons Services tackles challenges unique to Florida pest management professionals. In Florida, mosquitoes are a part of everyday life, thanks to aquatic ecosystems and a humid climate. Currently, 80 mosquito species have been identified there — more... Read more»

Active mosquito management promotion leads to sales

May 25, 2016 By
Clark’s mosquito management marketing nets add-on business and new clients. Most of the pest management companies in South Carolina offer mosquito management services, and Clark’s Termite & Pest Control in Irmo is no exception. Entomologist and Technical Director Alan Wilson... Read more»
Aedes aegypti PHOTO: ISTOCK.COM/TEPTONG

New app maps mosquito populations in Italy

May 13, 2016 By
Mosquitoes can be deadly. They can spread viruses and diseases such as the Zika virus, malaria, yellow fever and dengue fever. A new app, ZanzaMapp, maps areas in Italy with high concentrations of mosquitoes. The free app, available on iOS,... Read more»

Mosquito management garners buzz

May 12, 2016 By
According to PMP’s exclusive survey, mosquito services can be a lucrative business segment for those who offer it. It should be a banner year for pest management professionals (PMPs) who offer mosquito management services. Three-quarters of PMPs predict their revenue... Read more»