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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...

2011-09-08 20:37:26

A new, open-access article (DOI: 10.1603/IPM11003) in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management describes the background, usage, and value of the Legume Integrated Pest Management Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education (ipmPIPE). The goal of the Legume ipmPIPE is to identify causes of losses (yield, quality, economic) in legumes and assist producers in minimizing those losses by implementing integrated pest management of pathogens and insect pests. Legume ipmPIPE leverages a...

2011-09-08 20:03:23

A new, open-access article (DOI: 10.1603/IPM11001) in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management describes the origin, function, successes, limitations, and future of the Soybean Rust Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education (PIPE). Soybean rust (SBR), a potentially devastating disease of soybean caused by the fungus Phakospora pachyrhizi Sydow, was first detected in the continental United States in the fall of 2004. Beginning in 2005, the SBR-Pest Information Platform for...

2011-07-01 00:17:45

If It's Summer, It's Time for Carpenter Ants. July is the month of peak activity for carpenter ants. These ants are known to forage up to 100 yards, establishing colonies inside your home. Carpenter ants seek out moist, decaying wood to establish and expand their nest. Homeowners can take proactive steps to remove the likelihood of an infestation. But if there is an infestation,contact contact a pest control professional immediately. Otherwise, the colony will continue to expand and...

2011-05-07 00:00:03

Modern® Pest Services is pleased to announce that it has a new four-legged warrior in its fight against bed bugs, Sherlock, its first bed bug detection dog. Brunswick, Maine (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Modern® Pest Services is pleased to announce that it has a new four-legged warrior in its fight against bed bugs, Sherlock, its first bed bug detection dog. The addition of the dog takes the company's bed bug program to a new level and is part of the ongoing expansion of that program in...


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