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2011-02-16 06:50:00

BRANDON, Fla., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few years, neem oil has become one of the most highly recommended pesticides in Florida because it controls pests without harming most beneficial insects. The rest of the story is that nearly all neem oil sold in the U.S.

2010-10-11 13:56:05

Help may be on the way for millions of people on the East Coast bugged out about the invasion of stink bugs.

2010-09-22 19:43:26

By following the "nose" of fruit flies, Yale scientists are on the trail of new insect repellents that may reduce the spread of infectious disease and damage to agricultural crops.

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2010-07-22 13:23:51

New research has chemically identified, for the first time, compounds released by mosquitoes’ natural aquatic predators that function as warning signals for egg laying mosquitoes.

2010-06-23 09:51:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weather permitting, the Department of Environmental Protection and the West Nile staff in Adams County will apply treatments the evening of Wednesday, June 23, in Butler and Mount Joy townships to control adult mosquito populations. High populations of adult mosquitoes capable of transmitting West Nile virus have been detected in these townships. The treatments will be administered during the evening hours with truck-mounted equipment to...

2010-06-02 07:35:00

LITTLETON, Colo., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- 1. Visit your doctor Visit your local doctor one month prior to your intended trip departure date. To discuss your travel plans, accommodation and potential health concerns or risks at your destination country. 2.

2010-05-25 06:48:00

ATLANTA, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether your Memorial Day weekend plans include a picnic in the park, a backyard barbeque, or lakeside leisure, pests are sure to attend. According to Atlanta-based pest control leader Orkin, effective pest control starts with understanding pest behavior.

2010-04-16 10:39:00

ATLANTA, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009-2010 winter, which dropped record amounts of snow and rain on many parts of the country, is one of the wettest winters on record. Now, unseasonably warm April weather is breaking high temperature records with the mercury reaching into the eighties.

2010-03-09 11:10:22

The potentially deadly yellow-fever-transmitting Aedes aegypti mosquito detects the specific chemical structure of a compound called octenol as one way to find a mammalian host for a blood meal, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists report.


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