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Vector-borne Disease Management and Control

As spring is quickly approaching, everyone must consider their options to prevent vector-borne diseases. This includes a control and management plan! Moreover, ranging from mosquito control to tick control. Researcher, Dipika Doloi, conducted a study on specific biological control methods to determine management of disease. Find his published work in the International Journal of Mosquito …

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Natural tick control

Lyme Disease Prevention and Surveillance are Keys to Lower Risk

Tick diseases may not be on your top list of things to worry about, but they should be! One little tick bite may affect humans long-term. These diseases include: Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Powassan encephalitis and others. Prevention and surveillance of tick bites and disease is vital to protect all populations. This includes …

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Natural control of Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted Lanternfly Is Quickly Increasing Its Range Across the U.S.

Spotted Lanternflies, How are They Pests? At first look, this particular insect might seem innocent, but they are invasive pests! How you might wonder? According to the USDA APHIS, Spotted Lanternflies are harmful to several trees (woody and ornamental) and fruit crops. They were first seen in the United States in 2014 (Pennsylvania) and are natives of …

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Professional Mosquito Control: Do Mosquito Barrier Treatments Work?

Backyard Pest Control – What is it about? Professional Mosquito Control is essential to control vector  populations. Ever wonder how to explain to customers why barrier treatments work to reduce mosquito numbers? You aren’t alone! An article by Dr. Rui-De Xue and others investigated the use of mosquito barrier treatments using Bifenthrin applications.  Visit the …

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