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a tiny animal that usually has several legs; some insects have wings and some are capable of flight; several kinds of insects can spread infections and diseases and affect crops and animals

All about the horsefly

The Dreaded Horsefly Bite

This particular insect seems innocuous enough at first glance. It just looks like an oversized housefly. But this giant housefly packs a punch. Most everyone who lives in the United States knows what a horsefly is. Well, they know it is bad news at the least. This is because whether you are in Central Florida […]

26 Sep
2022
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Hoe mosquitoes see people

Mosquitoes Attracted to People With Higher Metabolism

We have written many articles about the dreaded insect pest called the mosquito. We have gone over how it is the single deadliest living creature in history. We have studied how scientists are engineering ways to prevent the mosquito from reproducing as much as it does. Now let’s take a look at what makes you […]

13 Sep
2022
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Lonestar tick and Heartland virus

Heartland Virus – New Tick-borne Disease in Southern USA

These days it seems like viruses are all anyone can talk about. This, of course, is because the world was rattled with an epidemic called the Cov-19 virus. That particular virus is spread human to human. In this article we will be discussing the new “Heartland Virus”. It is a disease which gets into humans […]

13 Jun
2022
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mosquitoes most deadly animal ever

Mosquitoes – The Most Deadly Pest in History

When you think of mosquitoes you definitely think of being annoyed by the constant biting that takes place when you are trying to enjoy yourself outdoors. The female of the insect needs to bite host organisms to secure nutrient-rich blood for her eggs. So they attack ferociously. Mosquitoes would go down in history as just […]

10 May
2022
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GMO Mosquito results 2022

A Follow UP to the Genetically Modified Mosquito Story

A year ago we wrote an article about the use of genetically modified mosquitoes in South Florida as a way to fight population numbers of the pest. In this article we will follow up on that article and explain how well it has worked. Since females mosquitoes are the ones that bite and consequently spread […]

27 Apr
2022
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The Joro Spider

Are Joro Spiders Coming to Brevard County?

You may have heard the hub-bub on the news about an invasive new spider called “the Joro spider”. Its described as a “palm-sized” or “huge” spider which “parachutes its way into your yard”. This spider originates from Asia and first made its way to the United States in a shipment of goods back in 2014. […]

14 Mar
2022
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Prevent pests at your trash can

How Can I Pest Proof My Trash Can?

If you live in Florida, you will face a pest problem at some time in your life. Whether it be an infestation of ants, roaches, fleas, mites, or any number of rodent varieties, you will have your work cut out for you getting rid of them. Prevention is always the best way to deal with […]

26 Feb
2022
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pest control in melbourne fl

Pest Control in Melbourne Florida Update

You may see our trucks on the road when you are in the Melbourne area. This is because a large percentage of our customer base is here. We have been serving the Melbourne community since 1980. We have seen the waves of populations change from NASA employees to aeronautical company workers and now Space X […]

25 Jan
2022
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Housefly

Why are House Flies so Hard to Swat?

We have all been tasked with the duty of swatting the odd housefly trapped in our home. We all also know how hard it can be to kill one of these pests. But why exactly are they so hard to kill? In this article we take a look at the reasons the housefly is so […]

05 Jan
2022
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Mattress and bed bug technology news

Scientists New Discovery Could Help Keep Bed Bugs Away for Good

Scientists working at the University of Kentucky recently made a discovery regarding a pest that we all know too well, bed bugs. The discovery is that triglycerides in the skin, also called lipids, actually repels the tiny pest. Zach DeVries, assistant professor of urban entomology with the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment said: […]

27 Dec
2021
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