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2011-08-05 16:06:00

MEADVILLE, Pa., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Monday, Aug. 8, in portions of Harmonsburg, Summit Township in Crawford County to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be rescheduled. High populations of adult nuisance mosquitoes have been detected in multiple areas of the townships. The treatments will be administered with ATV-mounted equipment to spray open...

2011-08-05 16:05:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Monday, Aug. 8, in portions of Warwick and Rapho Townships and Lititz and Mount Joy Boroughs in Lancaster County to control adult mosquito populations. High populations of adult nuisance mosquitoes have been detected in multiple areas of the townships. The treatments will be administered with truck-mounted equipment to spray open spaces in residential...

2011-07-30 00:01:05

New Distribtor for New Type Mosquito Eliminator Equipment Columbus, Nebraska (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 Midlands Direct, a Columbus, Nebraska distribution company, has become a Master Stocking Distributor for Paraclipse Inc. of Columbus, NE. Midlands Direct is establishing dealers for the full line of Fly Control Units for commercial and residential use, plus the new Mosquito Eliminator for backyard Mosquito control. Dale Rosendahl, managing partner at Midlands Direct says that all the patented...

2011-07-25 14:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Tuesday, July 26, in portions of Penn and Warwick townships and Lititz and Manheim boroughs in Lancaster County to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be rescheduled for Wednesday, July 27. High populations of adult nuisance mosquitoes have been detected in multiple areas of the townships. The treatments will be...

2011-07-18 14:59:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Tuesday, July 19, in portions of North Londonderry, South Londonderry and South Annville townships in Lebanon County to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be rescheduled for Wednesday, July 20. High populations of adult nuisance mosquitoes have been detected in multiple areas of the townships. The treatments...

2011-07-15 00:00:36

Health officials have issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory after a positive test for West Nile Virus Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 Health officials in Seminole County, Florida, have issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory after a positive test for West Nile Virus in several chickens. Recent rains and summer heat have made Florida, and other parts of the country, prime breeding grounds for mosquitoes, which can spread West Nile virus, dengue fever, encephalitis, canine heartworm and...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

Every homeowner needs to help in the fight against mosquitoes. Controlling the mosquito population is a collective effort. The key to removing mosquitoes is removing standing water, their breeding habitat. Mosquitoes don't need much water to breed. Even the water collected in old bottles and cans is enough. And mosquitoes don't need much time to develop -- only a week from egg to adulthood. With this combination of little water and little time, a small mosquito problem can quickly...

2011-06-02 00:00:30

According to the American Mosquito Control Association and Summit Responsible Solutions, High Demand Expected for Mosquito Control Products Due to Floods and Heavy Rains Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Record-setting floods in the Mississippi River basin and abnormally high rainfall amounts in the Northeast, Great Lakes, Midwest and throughout the Pacific Northwest have resulted in a wet, soggy springtime in much of the US. All of this flooding and heavy rainfall means lots of standing...

2011-05-25 10:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Memorial Day and the outdoor entertaining season, Mosquito Squad (www.mosquitosquad.com), America's leading company dedicated to eliminating mosquitoes and ticks, is providing tips to help Americans take back their yards. While generally a nuisance, mosquitoes and ticks can carry dangerous diseases such as West Nile and Lyme disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that nearly 300,000 Americans have been...

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2011-05-19 09:25:00

ESA is helping to take the bite out of mosquitoes and their deadly diseases by tracking their distribution and habitat via observation satellites, satnav, and mobile communications. The Vecmap initiative is testing the accurate mapping of mosquitoes in Europe, in particular, mosquitoes carrying diseases, for public health agencies and regional mosquito controllers. Testing began in 2009 in the Netherlands, the UK, Belgium, France, Switzerland and Italy. Transmitters of disease such as...


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2005-08-25 10:14:14

The mosquito is a member of the family Culicidae. These insects have a pair of scaled wings, a pair of halteres, a slender body, and long legs. Only the females of most mosquito species suck blood from other animals. Size varies but is rarely greater than 0.6 inch (15 mm). Mosquitoes weigh only about 0.03 to 0.04 grain (2 to 2.5 mg). They can fly at about 0.9 to 1.6 mph (1.5 to 2.5 km/h) and most species are nocturnal. Mosquitoes are believed to have evolved 170 million years ago during...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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