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2014-06-09 23:10:48

Elm Seed Bugs are new to the Boise area and the U.S., and can enter homes in alarming numbers. A few simple treatments can help residents keep their homes pest-free this summer. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Barrier Lawn & Pest is providing four tips for Boise residents to help them get rid of Elm Seed Bugs this summer. This new invasive species can be a nuisance for Idaho home owners, and can be present in large numbers. However, taking the proper steps can eliminate these...

2014-06-03 23:00:48

Growing residential mosquito spraying franchise will showcase its turnkey franchise system for potential Southeastern U.S. franchisees. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation will introduce its innovative mosquito and tick control franchise opportunity to prospective franchisees at Jacksonville’s two-day Franchise & Business Opportunities Expo to be held at Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. The regional event, which offers prospective...

2014-05-27 23:00:32

Residential mosquito and tick control franchise offering proven results and turnkey operation will present at Charlotte expo. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation will introduce its innovative mosquito and tick control franchise opportunity to prospective franchisees at the two-day Franchise and Business Opportunities Expo held at the Metrolina Tradeshow Expo in Charlotte, NC. The regional event, which offers prospective entrepreneurs a chance to meet...

2014-05-26 16:20:42

The Orkin Man predicts this season's top pest offenders MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - While spring might mean warm weather and the arrival of the highly anticipated Canadian summer, for many it also marks the start of an annual battle with Mother Nature's most annoying pests. According to Orkin Canada's Pest Report of 1,010 Canadian homeowners, most Canadians surveyed are anticipating pests to be a problem this summer. In fact, the Pest Report found that many respondents...

2014-05-26 12:30:18

ESA Risk analysis finds savings for homeowners and local governments of excluding invasive pests like the emerald ash borer outweigh added cost to imported goods The emerald ash borer (Agrilus plantipenis), a recent insect immigrant to North America carried in with the wooden packing material of imported goods, is projected to cause over a billion dollars in damages annually over the next decade. International standards now require expensive fumigation or heat treatment of wood pallets...

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2014-05-21 10:23:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A large international team of researchers has announced the successful sequencing of the Nevada dampwood termite genome, according to a new study in Nature Communications. The study team said that not only is the genome crucial for understanding the social insect, it also provides information that could be used for more effective pest control. "The termite genome reveals many unique genetic targets that can be disrupted for better...

2014-05-17 23:01:08

Mosquito Shield Franchise Corp will present at Dallas Expo. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Mosquito Shield Franchise Corporation will introduce its innovative mosquito and tick control to prospective franchisees at the two-day Franchise & Business Opportunities Expo to be held at Dallas Market Hall. The regional event, which offers prospective entrepreneurs a chance to meet face to face with businesses offering expansion opportunities, takes place between May 17 and May 18. The show...

2014-05-16 23:00:49

It’s mid-May and some gardeners may be noticing the plants they’ve put so much work into disappearing prime-season – is there anything that can be done to insure gardens from pest damage? Bird-X says yes – but it takes a mix of psychology and technology. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 May is arguably the best month for gardeners, as seeds sprout and flowers flourish. But all that hard work – hours of manual labor and hundreds of dollars spent on plants, seeds, fertilizer, and...

2014-05-15 16:25:13

CLEVELAND, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring has sprung and so have prime conditions for termites, ants, cockroaches, bed bugs, wasps, mosquitos, fleas and other pests to flourish in and around homes and other buildings. Pest Management Professional magazine is pleased to make available "Bugs Be Gone" an indispensable resource to help homeowners and pest management professionals (PMPs) in basic pest identification and control. "Dr. Bennett's new Bugs Be Gone book is an invaluable resource...

2014-05-01 23:04:02

RISE Offers Tips and Safety Measures for Protection from Ticks and Disease Washington (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 In observance of National Lyme Disease Awareness Month, RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment)® wants to protect families from tick bites that can transmit Lyme disease, and empower homeowners to be their own “Backyard Boss,” reducing outdoor risks that attract unwanted pests like ticks. Recent research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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