Mosquitoes

Do barrier mosquito treatments work?

Introduction In areas that mosquito-spraying does not occur, many homeowners might hire a company themselves. In North Carolina, there are three viruses that are carried by mosquitos: La Crosse encephalitis virus, West Nile virus, and Eastern equine encephalitis virus. To combat the diseases and the mosquitos that carry them, the homeowners could hire a private …

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Natural Mosquito Control: Should Mosquito Traps Become Part of Your Service?

For pest control companies looking to offer a natural mosquito control option, integrating mosquito traps as part of your services could be a good move. These traps will lower overall mosquito numbers in the back yard and allow the Natural barrier to be more effective. When determining which mosquito traps to offer, it is important …

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Put An End To Mosquitoes, Not Customer Service

Guest post by: Melisa Arnold, A.C.E., Horizon Pest Solutions, LLC, Kansas – visit her blog about her adventures in pest control: https://pestcontrolchatter.blog/   West Nile. Zika. Encephalitis. Mosquito!…. Duck. Duck. Duck. Goose!…. We’ve all played that game. When it comes to vector borne diseases, IT’S NO GAME. Customers don’t think so either. I can’t stop …

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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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Using Local Government Resources to Keep Up to Date About Mosquitoes and Ticks in your Community

Local government and public health office: your reliable sources to get updates about mosquitoes and ticks If you need to find information or updates about mosquitoes and ticks in your area, look no further! Your local government or public health office FAQ provides important information. Take the FAQ page of Minnesota’ Metropolitan Mosquito Control District as …

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Virginia Mosquito Control Association Posts All Mosquito ID Course Materials

Awesome news! The Virginia Mosquito Control Association (VMCA) recently posted most of the Adult mosquito ID course materials onto their website. Double awesome news! – they have posted a simple way to order the guide: “The Mosquitos Of The Mid-Atlantic region” – by  Bruce Harrison, Brian Byrd, Charles Sither, and Parker Whitt. This work is …

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Organic Mosquito Treatment Vs Natural Mosquito Treatment

What Do “Organic” or “Natural” Mean When We Are Talking About Professional Mosquito Control? Organic Mosquito Control The term “Organic” has a specific meaning in the U.S. as it is related to pesticides and crop inputs. This definition is linked to the USDA National Organic Program (NOP). Most important: only inputs used in the production …

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