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2011-06-02 00:00:30

Decon ProGreen, LLC has developed a protocol called: "bio hazards & bed bugs" that kills MRSA, bed bugs, and their eggs using non toxic biodegradable solutions.This protocol is now available for licensed pest control applicators. (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Even though there is no proven correlation between bed bugs and MRSA, an alarming amount of people bitten by bed bugs end up in the hospital with severe infections, MRSA being one of them. As reported by:...

2011-05-24 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reports of bed bug infestations are on the rise worldwide. Recently, scientists in Canada studying five bed bugs found on patients at St. Paul's Hospital, found traces of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium, or VRE(1). However as of yet, no evidence indicating that bed bugs can transmit disease to humans has been found. Still, the findings underscore the need for consumers to take...

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2011-05-20 12:56:37

The brown marmorated stink bug is believed to have caused millions of dollars in crop damage in the U.S. and could continue to wreak havoc. The three-quarter-inch stink bug is native to Asia and was brought to Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1998.  The bug began appearing in mid-Atlantic orchards in 2003 to 2004 and exploded in population last year. Stink bugs have been seen in 33 states, including every one east of the Mississippi River and as far west as California, Oregon and Washington....

2011-05-11 09:33:00

ATLANTA, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rollins Inc., a nationwide consumer services company (NYSE: ROL), today announced a major partnership with the University of Kentucky to conduct extensive bed bug research. Through the collaboration, Rollins will donate approximately $200,000 for a multi-year study on bed bug biology, behavior and control aspects, which researchers hope will result in enhanced treatment and prevention methods. Rollins' support is the first programmatic funding for bed...

2011-04-21 00:00:28

Bulwark Exterminating tested the effects of store-bought insect repellent on bed bugs to determine if such products are suitable measures of protection from transferring the tiny insects to a place of residence. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 Bulwark Exterminating, a pest control company, tested the effects of store-bought insect repellent on bed bugs to determine if such products are suitable measures of protection from transferring the tiny insects to a place of residence. With the...

2011-04-20 07:10:00

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Schendel Pest Services will hold its second annual "Bed Bug Boot Camps" April 25 and April 26. These free half-day workshops were scheduled in response to the severe increase in bed bug infestations in homes and businesses throughout the Springfield and Joplin areas. According to Schendel's Bed Bug Division Manager, Mark Lillis, "These seminars are perfect for anyone facing questions or issues about bed bugs in their facility. Healthcare...

2011-04-12 12:45:00

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Light® today announced the launch of Chinch Bug Killer with Arena®, a new product proven to kill pyrethroid-resistant Southern chinch bugs and deliver the long-lasting control homeowners are looking for to save their lawns. Chinch bugs are of special concern along the Interstate 4 corridor in Florida, where chinch bugs have developed resistance to insecticides in the pyrethroid class of...

2011-04-08 08:30:00

NEW YORK, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since March 2010, iMoveGREEN, an agent for Bekins Van Lines and a premier green moving company in the United States has been certifying that their fleet of moving trucks is BED BUG FREE. Fed up with Bed Bugs and with no clear answer from authorities on how to deal with the infestation, Jeffrey E. Sitt, President and CEO of iMoveGREEN, recently added a powerful new weapon to his company's arsenal of Bed Bug protocols...HEAT! And plenty of it! Sitt...

2011-03-31 00:00:27

Assured Environments is proud to report that it is ready and capable of supporting NYC landlords and property managers in conforming to the new city-wide bed bug regulations that are effective today, as announced by Mayor Bloomberg's administration and City Council. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 Assured Environments, New York's leading pest control company since 1934, has learned that Mayor Bloomberg's administration and the City council unveiled yesterday tougher bed bug regulations...

2011-03-24 00:00:27

USBedBugs.comâ“ž¢ Offers Tips for Staying Bed Bug Free During Spring Break Northbrook,IL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 22, 2011 Spring break is here and many families across the country will hit the road for vacation travel. As people gear up for a little R&R the last thing that they want is to share their hotel bed with some unwanted companions -bed bugs. Over the past few years, the ever-increasing propagation of the blood sucking parasites has added an unwelcome...


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2005-09-09 11:58:43

Reduviidae is a family of predatory insects in the suborder Heteroptera. It includes assassin bugs and wheel bugs (genera include Arilus, Melanolestes, Psellipus, Reduvius, Rhiginia, Sinea, Triatoma, and Zelus), ambush bugs (genera include Apiomerus and Phymata), and thread-legged bugs (the subfamily Emesinae, including the genus Emesaya). Physical characteristics There are more than 150 species in North America alone, with species existing all over the world. Adult bugs often range...

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2005-08-25 11:19:50

The Madagascar hissing cockroach (Gromphadorhina portentosa) is a large cockroach which is originally from the island of Madagascar off the African coast. They are large and wingless and grow up to 2.5" in length and are brown to black in color. The insect makes a hissing sound for communication. They can live up to two years. It is a very popular pet because of its hissing sound and large size, and interesting appearance. It has become a popular insect in Hollywood movies, featured...

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2005-08-25 11:12:07

The Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus) is a genus of large, flightless insects native to western United States, along the Pacific Coast, and south into Mexico. Because of its large, human-like head, it is commonly called the nino de la tierra (Spanish for "child of the earth"), or wó see ts'inii (Navajo for "skull insect"). It is also often called the potato bug, or alternatively the old bald-headed man. Despite their name, Jerusalem crickets are not true crickets. Also, Potato bugs are...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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