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Myths & Misconceptions: Do These Mosquito Prevention Products and Strategies Work?

Myths & Misconceptions: Do These Mosquito Prevention Products and Strategies Work? We’ve all experienced aggravating mosquito bites when spending time outdoors, and for most people, they’re nothing more than a
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Public Education Programs for Mosquito Control in the United States 1982 to the Present

by Broox Boze Ph.D., VDCI Director of Technical Services Published in Wing Beats, Florida Mosquito Control Association In 1979 the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) adopted a policy statement indicating
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Building an Emergency Response Plan

Building An Emergency Response Plan Mosquitoes are a continual threat we face each year, and in some areas, they pose a danger all year round. The risk of exposure to
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Mosquito Problems You Can Expect After a Major Storm

Rainstorms, floods, and hurricanes not only cripple infrastructure, they also result in excess moisture and standing water causing mosquito populations to increase aggressively. Read about the mosquito problems that you can except after a major storm and how VDCI can help communities reduce associated risks.
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Mosquito Management: Understanding Insecticide Resistance

Mosquito Management: Understanding Insecticide Resistance The use of insecticides to kill mosquitoes that spread mosquito-borne diseases is one part of an integrated mosquito management (IMM) program. Over time and with
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Adult Mosquito Control Best-Practices: ULV Explained

Adult Mosquito Control Best-Practices: ULV Explained Mosquito populations can get out of hand very quickly. Even in small numbers, mosquitoes can endanger communities by spreading infectious diseases like West Nile
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