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Insecticide Resistance in Common Household Pests: Are There Alternatives?

Wonder why your insecticide treatments aren’t working? One major concern you may have is insecticide resistance. What is this? Insects such as houseflies, cockroaches, bedbugs and mosquitoes develop and change so your products are no longer effective. Insects reproduce quickly and are often confined to relatively small areas. These factors combined with repeated exposure to …

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Essential Oils and Mosquito Treatments

Ah, essential oils! They have shown benefits for so many things. Shampoos, facewash, cleaners, candles, etc… And best of all..  stopping those blood-sucking creatures called mosquitos (and ticks)! Check out how essential oils can be an alternative mosquito treatment! This is what researchers from the University of Calicut found out in their study, “Essential oils of …

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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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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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How to Use a New Degree-Day Hatching Model to Keep Your Customers Happy

New research will help predict tiger mosquito spring hatch As a pest control professional, fighting nuisance mosquitoes is a key to keeping your customers happy. In many parts of the U.S. the Aedes albopictus is one of the most aggressive biters that torment people in their backyards. A team of researchers from Rutgers and LSU …

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How to use Traps to Improve Your Natural Mosquito Service Options

Mosquito traps can improve customer satisfaction & reduce call backs If you offer backyard mosquito and tick service long enough, you will encounter “that house”. You know the one. The one with the backyard that no matter what you do, the mosquitoes keep coming.  They come like a plague each night around dusk, and they …

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Natural Mosquito Control – the role of Cedarwood Oil in professional mosquito repellent products

Natural mosquito control: Cedarwood oil has excellent bioactivity against many arthropods The insect repellency properties of trees from the Juniperus genius of the family Cupressaceae have been know for centuries. This is why important cloth items are traditionally stored in Cedar chests. This is also why wooden hangers are made of Juniper or Cedar. In …

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