FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Cities around North Texas are planning for a beetle epidemic that experts say will destroy the population of ash trees. Called the emerald ash borer, they are tiny beetles capable of killing thousands of trees in a single city. The emerald ash borer has already found its way to Fort Worth, and […]
Ashley May, USA TODAYPublished 7:51 a.m. ET Dec. 3, 2018 | Updated 3:53 p.m. ET Dec. 3, 2018 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a tick that is spreading widely across the USA. Nine states reported finding the Asian longhorned tick, which carries a variety of pathogens. The CDC said late last week it is investigating how […]
By Anya Rath | on February 19, 2016 at 9:00 AM, updated February 19, 2016 at 9:08 AM GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Spring heralds the start of the season of love – and a few romantic rejections along the way.As the weather warms up this weekend — in the heart of skunk mating season — […]
January 19, 2016 by Entomology Today Book lice like the one shown here are a common component of the home fauna, but they are so small that they are rarely noticed. Photo by Matt Bertone. The first study to evaluate the biodiversity of arthropods in U.S. homes has found that humans share their […]
In this issue of the Insects Limited publication, ‘Fumigants & Pheromones’, the technical director explains a few differences in mating disruption products regarding the effects of using traps to capture webbing clothes moths. See the article here. Fumigants and Pheromones Issue 109
Research Triangle Park, NC- Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CorpScience LP, has received a letter of acceptance from the EPA to add additional label claims to the Temprid SC product label. Temprid’s improvements include control for brown marmorated stink bugs.
Webbing Clothes Moth larvae can damage wool, silk, animal mounts, oriental rugs, furniture, museum objects and more. Clothes moths will breed in dark, out of the way places that are undisturbed. Pheromone traps are a great tool to be used as an integrated approach to pest control. Pheromones are chemicals an organism produces—in this case […]
Question: “We have a lot of wasps in our structure in the Fall and in the Spring. We can’t locate any nests at all. Where are they coming from?!!!!” Answer: This is a common problem, especially in cooler climates where wasps and other insects must overwinter. In these cooler climates, the wasp society starts to […]