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The Spotted Lanternfly Is In America To Wreak Havoc

October 2nd, 2017

The spotted lanternfly was introduced to the United States back in 2014, and experts are still not sure how to reduce their population levels. These invasive insects are native to China, India, Vietnam and can be found in parts of southeast Asia. They were introduced to South Korea in 2006 where they caused significant economic…

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A Malaria Vaccine May Be Available Within A Couple Of Years

September 26th, 2017

A Malaria Vaccine May Be Available Within A Couple Of Years We have all heard of malaria and we are thankful that we do not have it. As far as mosquito-borne diseases are concerned, malaria may be the most deadly of them all. Malaria has been devastating certain regions of the world for a long…

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Bank Lenders Are Paying More Attention To Termite Damage In Homes

September 25th, 2017

Bank Lenders Are Paying More Attention To Termite Damage In Homes Many of us are either living in our own home, or are hoping to someday buy a home. Raising children as a homeowner is a simple and common desire for most young people. Everybody wants a piece of the American dream, but something you…

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Tomato Hornworms Are Insect Pests That You May Want To Avoid Killing In Some Cases

September 20th, 2017

Tomato Hornworms Are Insect Pests That You May Want To Avoid Killing In Some Cases If you take pride in your gardening skills, then you may have heard of the dreaded tomato hornworm. These “worms” are, in fact, large caterpillars that can devastate your tomato garden. These insect pests feed on any type of plant…

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New Invasive Insect Threatens America

August 16th, 2017

Last year farmers and agricultural professionals were stumped as to what was killing so much Roseau cane, a tall grass-like plant that grows all over the world. In the United States Roseau cane grows around the mouth of the Mississippi river. After a few months, the reason for the mass death of these plants was…

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The Least Known Of All Insect Pests Has To Be The Oystershell Scale

August 15th, 2017

The Least Known Of All Insect Pests Has To Be The Oystershell Scale When considering all insect life on the planet, there is probably not a group of insects that are more obscure to the public than armored scale insects. One reason why nobody has heard of these insects is due to their minute size.…

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Discovering 35,000 Bees Living Above Your Bed Would Bee a Nightmare

August 3rd, 2017

Discovering 35,000 Bees Living Above Your Bed Would Bee a Nightmare Bees can sometimes take staring roles in our dreams, but usually once we wake up those bright flyers disappear. For one woman, however, she discovered she literally had thousands of bees intruding on her sleep. A woman called a pest controller after finding a…

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Pests and Allergies

July 28th, 2017

Bug Busters USA recommends the following tips for safeguarding homes against pests that cause asthma and allergies: Keep food sealed and stored properly, and clean kitchen floors and counters daily. Dispose of garbage regularly and store in sealed containers. Seal cracks and holes in homes, including entry points for utilities and pipes and in screen…

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Insects Could Be Used For Drug Testing Trials Instead Of Animals

July 12th, 2017

Insects Could Be Used For Drug Testing Trials Instead Of Animals When it comes to medical tests, or more specifically, drug safety tests, researchers often use a variety of different mammals. These mammals include monkeys, rats, mice and dogs, but this is only naming a few. Using mammals to test drugs before they are marketed…

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Rusty-Patched Bumblebee Is Nearing Extinction In The United States

July 3rd, 2017

The rusty-patched bumblebee was a common sight around large portions of the United States just twenty years ago, but now it looks as though this bee may become extinct sometime soon. This bee is the first of its species to become endangered. As a result of climate change and habitat loss, this once thriving bee…

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