What different modes of communication are used by the fruit fly? The fruit fly uses visual, chemical, tactile, and auditory modes of communication. How do fruit flies communicate…

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Catnip. The first, and probably the most famous, roach-repelling plant is catnip. Loved by our feline friends but feared by a lot of bugs including roaches, ants, weevils,…

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Why do we need to control pest and diseases of fruit trees? Growing fruit trees requires a good pest control program. Proper pest control helps prevent problems and…

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Cockroaches can contaminate food with their waste and saliva which contains bacteria that can cause food poisoning, diarrhea, and Staphylococcus infections. … As far as the diseases that…

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A. Yes, mosquito larvae do develop in standing water, and the standing water needs to contain some kind of organic material for the larvae to feed on. For…

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It is important to know the difference between citronella grass and the citrosa geranium that is often called the “mosquito plant.” When these geraniums are planted next to…

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What does the Hot Shot Fogger kill? The Hot Shot fogger series kills a variety of insects that are common to most homes. The Hot Shot flea fogger…

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Depending on the individual spray, and the conditions of where it was used, a residual insecticide could be effective for anywhere from two weeks to over a year….

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While they can seem pointless and purely irritating to us humans, mosquitoes do play a substantial role in the ecosystem. Mosquitoes form an important source of biomass in…

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Products used on lawns and gardens that drift or are tracked inside the house may be found, especially in the air within homes. The exposure to pesticides may…

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