Late summer is often when the presence of mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile Virus (WNV) upticks rapidly, thanks to ideal weather conditions (regular rainfall, humidity levels, and warm air temperatures) for mosquito breeding.
Mosquito control services use a variety of different application methods to control mosquitoes in communities, private backyards, public parks, and commercial properties. There is no one size fits all solution for keeping mosquito populations in check.
Communities all across the country rely on mosquito control products and services to improve the comfort and quality of life for residents.
Here’s an overview of the most frequently used tools for adult mosquito surveillance, including established and emerging technologies for conducting and managing mosquito surveillance activities.
According to the Joint Statement on Mosquito Control in the United States from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “…The greatest control impact on mosquito populations will occur when they are concentrated, immobile and accessible.”
Clarke is the exclusive distributor for the Biogents line of public health mosquito surveillance products in the United States, its territories, and the Cayman Islands.
Mosquito control by air can be effective for communities that need to quickly reduce mosquito populations over a wide area. Here are seven things to understand about the science of aerial mosquito control applications.
To keep the outdoor dining experience pleasant and safe for everyone, here are four things a restaurant can do to help eliminate mosquitoes during outdoor dining.
Mosquito control is a key function of protecting the public from the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile virus, Zika, various forms of encephalitis, and others.
Taking a more holistic approach to mosquito control is essential for optimal results. Just using spray treatments is not enough.
Here is what Clarke recommends be considered when choosing the right products for mosquito control in your community.
After surveying a segment of about 100 of our U.S. based customers, including mosquito abatement districts, municipal programs, and public health departments, some key trends emerged that we can all learn from.
In the complicated discussion about suppressing the Zika virus, every expert in public health and mosquito control seems to agree on one thing: We need to step back and use common sense.
Zika virus (ZIKV) is in the news, and the volume is deafening. However, as far as we know, Zika is not deadly, and there hasn’t even been a single reported case in India. Is Zika really an international health emergency?
The mosquito borne Zika virus is grabbing our attention like no other since malaria. And rightfully so because with increasing certainty, it\’s effects are more than flu-like symptoms. It\’s deforming newborns for life, and in some cases, death, due to microcephaly.
The rapid, and largely mysterious, spread of dengue fever serves as a reminder of the dangers that mosquitoes can pose – and not just in the developing world. Hawaii is in the midst of an historic outbreak, and cases were reported in Florida this past fall.