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Aedes aegypti is a known carrier of dengue fever, Zika virus, and other illnesses. PHOTO: LOVESILHOUETTE/ISTOCK / GETTY IMAGES PLUS/GETTY IMAGES

EPA’s plan to use genetically modified mosquitoes faces opposition

October 19, 2020 By
The EPA approved an experimental plan to reduce mosquito populations in Florida and Texas using genetically engineered yellow fever mosquitoes. Read more»
Aedes aegypti. Photo: James Gathany, CDC

Mosquito bacterial control program reports continued success

April 28, 2020 By
Researchers are putting even more effort in a project to keep hospitals free from mosquito-borne disease cases during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more»
PHOTO: JOSEPH PFAFF

Build relationships, boost mosquito revenue

April 1, 2020 By
Mosquito management services add value for customers and improve PMPs’ bottom lines while protecting public health along the way. Read more»

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»
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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»
mosquito PHOTO: ISTOCK.COM/TOM STOCKER

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»