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Category Archives: Pest Management
So what’s the deal with Zika virus? What’s going on in Brazil?
In the recent few weeks, the news has been filling up with stories about a new epidemic called Zika virus. Since it’s a hot topic, and potentially very important, I wanted to write something explaining what this virus is from … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, Education, News, Pest Management, Physiology Tagged Education, Insects, Mosquitoes, Parasites, Physiology, Viruses, Zika 10 Comments
How do I relocate insects and spiders?
This is actually one of the more common questions we get, and it’s a pretty difficult one to answer because every situation is different. Insects can get themselves into a lot of awkward situations, and I can totally relate to … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, Education, Insect Rearing, Pest Management Tagged Arthropod Handling, Insects, Relocation, Spiders 6 Comments
Stink bugs: Telling the good ones from the bad ones.
At about this time of year I expect to start getting a lot of questions about the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, or the BMSB as I like to call it. It’s an introduced stink bug from Asia, which has quickly … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, Ecology, Education, News, Pest Management Tagged Agriculture, Beneficial Insects, Bug, Bugs 9 Comments
I saw some roaches dancing. What are they doing?
Awhile back, we received an astute question from Tabitha who found some cockroaches acting really weird. Your Name: Tabitha Your message: Hey there! I work in an office by a beautiful flowing creek. Every time it rains, brown roaches come … Continue reading
Posted in Behavior, Chemistry, Pest Management, Physiology Tagged Biochemistry, Cockroach, Physiology 2 Comments
What’s going on with the bugs at Burning Man?
@SciBugs @BugQuestions burning question for you!! Please help us identify this massive swarm in the Nevada desert. pic.twitter.com/rxkEIga0Ij — Suzanna (@emerald150) August 18, 2015 A couple days ago, we got a tweet about some bugs which were swarming in Nevada. … Continue reading
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How do I deal with an infestation?
Post written by Joe Ballenger and Nancy Miorelli By far the most common question we receive is about infestations and having just found a cockroach in my house myself, I thought it would be a good time to say something … Continue reading
Posted in Behavior, Culture, Ecology, Pest Management Tagged ants, Beetles, Bug, Bugs, Cockroaches, Fleas, Flies, Infestations 13 Comments
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