Why are gnats attracted to humans? … Many species of gnats and flies are attracted by body heat. Others are in search of moisture. Not only are they…

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What is the best way to control pest problem? Chemical companies say the only solution is to spray pesticides regularly. But chemicals may cause more problems than they…

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americana adult as follows: calcium (468.33±9.7 mg/100g), magnesium (362.00±8.5 mg/100g), iron (274.60±7.4 mg/100g), potassium (242.54±7.0mg/100g), phosphorus (128.76±5.1 mg/100g), sodium (110.68±4.7mg/100g), but showed low contents for manganese (12.65±1.6 mg/100g),…

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Evarcha culicivora and Paracyrba wanlessi are specialized in the art of capturing mosquitoes. These spiders will even ignore other insects in order to chow down on a mosquito….

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In certain instances, infestation with Drywood or Subterranean termites can be so severe that tent fumigation is the only option. Other infestations that might require tenting include Wood…

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What is a natural aphid killer? Make a homemade insecticidal soap, a low-toxicity bug control solution that will desiccate the soft bodies and kill the aphids without doing…

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Each culture of flightless fruit flies has a lifespan of about one month, and even after they die they will continually pupate from eggs laid by the adults…

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These tiny creatures begin to search for food immediately and grow fast in ideal conditions. They’ll shed their skin, or molt, about six times as nymphs. After the…

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Cockroaches can burrow into small places that you might never notice while cleaning. They’ll reproduce under your seat, in the car frame, in the speakers and other small…

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The infection rate for dogs over 2 years old is thought to be over 80% in South Louisiana. Mosquitoes kill more people (over 700,000 per year) than any…

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