NEW HYBRID TERMITE DISCOVERED IN SOUTH FLORIDA

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Research Entomology Professors with the University of Florida have confirmed there is a new hybrid termite species that South Florida residents need to be aware of. The Asian termite and the Formosan subterranean termite have mated and created a hybrid offspring that is aggressive and can reproduce at twice the rate of their parent species. That is extremely alarming when … Read More

DON’T LET TERMITES EAT YOU OUT OF HOUSE AND HOME

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Did you know that termite colonies eat 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days a year? What do termites eat? That’s right, they eat wood! Once they gain access inside your home, there is a veritable buffet of wood material to feed on including the studs in the wall, the roof beams in the attic, your … Read More

Pest Proofing Your Home

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Pest Proofing Your Home By Brian J. Van Dam The holidays have come and gone and I am sure many relatives and friends will have been passing through your home. How do you keep those uninvited guests from crashing the festivities? I am not talking about your Uncles and Aunts, I am talking about the neighborhood rodents and ants. With … Read More

UF Mosquito-Feeding Study

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Mosquitoes bite male birds nearly twice as often as they bite females, a finding that may help scientists understand how to stem some viruses from spreading to humans, new University of Florida research shows.

Bed Bugs as Vectors of Trypanosoma cruiz

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In a study published online yesterday in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, researchers from Penn Medicine’s Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics found that bed bugs are able to transmit Trypanosoma cruzi, the parasite that causes Chagas disease, a parasitic infection, in a laboratory setting. Researchers conducted a series of laboratory experiments that demonstrated bi-directional transmission of T. cruzi between laboratory mice and bed bugs, showing that bed bugs can both acquire and transmit the parasite.

Bed Bugs Spreading Diseases?

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Newsweek is reporting that bedbugs have been found to spread Chagas disease. Click here to read more. . .