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2012-01-18 10:00:00

The 2012 National Pest Management Association´s Eastern Regional Conference, taking place January 18-20, 2012 in Atlantic City, NJ, will feature seminars and lectures given by industry icons. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 Many of the best and brightest from the pest management industry will be presenting at this years´ National Pest Management Association´s Eastern Regional Conference. Among the notables is Andrew Klein, president of the New York-based pest solutions...

2012-01-09 11:24:21

An article in the forthcoming issue of the Journal of Integrated Pest Management (JIPM) refutes claims by Greenpeace Germany that the western bean cutworm (WBC), Striacosta albicosta (Smith), is "a new plant pest" that was "caused by genetically engineered corn." The Greenpeace Germany report, which was written by author Christoph Then of Testbiotech, offers a "surprisingly simplistic conclusion" regarding the spread of western bean cutworm over the last decade, according to the JIPM authors....

2011-12-29 10:00:00

As part of its ongoing commitment to serve others, Assured Environments is donating 10 percent of its 2011 profits to charitable organizations. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 As part of its ongoing commitment to serve others, Assured Environments is donating 10 percent of its 2011 profits to charitable organizations. Assured Environments, the leading pest management firm in New York, made monetary contributions throughout the year to a wide range of worthy causes. Some of the...

2011-12-15 10:00:00

Last month, Assured Environments held one of its most important events of the entire year: the 2011 Training Day. The annual event featured a roster of renowned presenters, including world-famous entomologist Dr. Austin Frishman. Altogether, the event was a huge success, as it has been in years past. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 15, 2011 Last month, Assured Environments held one of its most important events of the entire year: the 2011 Training Day. The annual event featured a roster of...

2011-12-01 16:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing educational outreach effort, Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) today sponsored a Biopesticide Roundtable at the University of California, Davis, examining the importance of biopesticides as effective tools in integrated pest management (IPM) programs. The interactive roundtable, hosted by the Association of Applied IPM Ecologists, featured university and industry experts who discussed the benefits of biopesticide use on...

2011-11-20 08:00:00

The Vegetable Production Magazine Olericulture.org has newly included 318 resources to its Carrot category. Carrots (Daucus carota, Apiaceae) differ in the color of their taproot ranging from yellow (European type) to purple (Asiatic type). (PRWEB) November 20, 2011 Olericulture is the science and technology of cultivating and producing vegetables. Within this discipline, Olericulture.org provides a wide range of resources related to traditional temperate and oftentimes indigenous, tropical...

2011-11-03 09:00:00

Assured Environments is unveiling a more user-friendly website. The redesigned website conveniently breaks out information for commercial and residential customers. This new educational website aims to be helpful to anybody with pest problems, questions or concerns. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 Assured Environments, New Yorkâs largest and oldest pest control firm, has built a solid reputation for its professional, environmentally-friendly pest management solutions....

2011-10-17 09:00:00

â˜Debug the Mythsâ Experts Offer Homeowner Advice to Prevent Pests and Costly Home Repairs During the Holiday Season Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment)®, today announced that a recent survey conducted by the trade association shows that nearly 70 percent of homeowners state that zero is the acceptable number of pests allowed inside their home before they take action to get rid of them. The...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

As Part of National Bed Bug Awareness Month Research Entomologists Provide Tips on how to Select a Pest Management Firm to Treat for Bed Bugs (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Selecting a pest control company for bed bug treatments can be a difficult task. Not only are bed bugs relatively new to the pest management industry, they have also proven extremely difficult to treat. As part of National Bed Bug Awareness Month, entomologist Jeffrey White of BedBug Central provides advice to consumers on...

2011-09-09 11:34:39

A new, open-access article (DOI: 10.1603/PM10016) in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management describes the biology and ecology profiles of the soybean aphid (Aphis glycines Matsumura), an insect pest which can reduce soybean yields by $2.4 billion annually if left untreated. The authors review the invasion history and distribution of the soybean aphid, as well as its biology and the feeding damage it causes. Biological control, host plant resistance, and other factors affecting soybean...