Archive for September, 2018
Which Insects Are Most Resilient To The Agricultural Practices That Are Killing Off The World’s Insect Populations?
For well over a decade, researchers have been aware of the global honey bee crisis. It has been conclusively demonstrated that honey bee populations, and many other types of bees, have decreased significantly over the course of only a few years. So far, the decrease in bee populations is being blamed on colony collapse disorder.…Read More
A Rare Phenomenon Is To Blame For The Thousands Of Spider Webs Covering A Town In Greece
As far as many people are concerned, there is nothing to like about spiders. No other animal group on the planet looks quite like spiders. An arachnid’s multiple legs, eyes and two fangs is enough to cut a frightening picture. Many who suffer from arachnophobia fail to maintain composure upon merely seeing a still photograph…Read More
Ask the Pest Professor About Bats
Courthouse Employees Are Refusing To Go To Work Due To A Bed Bug Infestation Within The Building
It should be accepted that bed bugs will always remain a problem for humans. Although there exists more than one effective method of eradicating bed bug infestations, the amount of bed bug-related issues only seems to increase as time progresses. For some reason that is not yet clear, bed bugs have been infesting numerous government…Read More
Hurricane Irma Brought Termites Into One Of Florida’s Oldest Historical Homes
Florida may be a popular vacation spot due to its tropical climate and picturesque beaches, but the state is also well known for its high termite population. Among the 21 different termite species that are established in the state, six are invasive. No other state contains a greater number of invasive termites than Florida. In…Read More
What Are You Doing For Asian Hornet Week? And Have These Murderous Insects Arrived In America?
In case you were not aware, this week is Asian hornet week, and all the world is focused intently on the several cutting edge developments concerning Asian hornet control strategies. Well, of course this is not the case, but many pest control professionals, entomologists, and insect enthusiasts very much wish the rest of the world…Read More
Do Any Bees Produce Harmful Forms Of Honey?
The fact that bee populations are decreasing around the globe is bad news considering that many of our agricultural food products would not make it into our mouths if it were not for the many bee species that pollinate the world’s crops. In addition to providing the food necessary to keep the world fed, bees…Read More
The Enormous Ten-Legged Spider That Sports The Largest Jaws Of Any Spider In The World And Literally Screams When It Eats
Unfortunately for arachnophobes, there is no shortage of scary-looking spiders on this planet. Luckily, very few spider species are harmful to humans, and the spiders that possess the most toxic forms of venom are rarely aggressive toward humans. When your mother said that spiders are more afraid of you than you are of it, she…Read More
A Cockroach That Is Native To The Middle East Has Been Found In Georgia For The First Time In History
The current US Government policy on immigration may be controversial and divisive, but when it comes to non-native cockroaches, it is fair to say that most Americans prefer to keep as many of them out of the country as possible. The last thing Americans are hoping for is to discover a new non-native species of…Read More