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Understanding Malaria Transmission: The Role of Mosquitoes

While considered rare within the United States today, malaria can be extremely common in humid, hot climates and is one of the highest-occurring vector diseases worldwide. Scroll to learn more about malaria, its transmission via mosquitoes, and methods for helping…

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Innovation in Fieldwork: Mobile Insectaries for Field Trials

As Clarke’s field science team was tasked with raising and caring for mosquitoes for use in field testing on site, one such innovative concept that arose was the mobile insectary. Today, associate field biologist, Victoria Hyrczyk, represents the field science…

Webinar Recording: Navigating Species Diversity & What Makes a Vector

Last week, Clarke rounded out National Mosquito Control Awareness Week with an all-things-mosquito webinar featuring Dr. Day, Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida’s Entomology Laboratory and author of the Newsletter, Kattie Morris, and Andrew Rivera, leading members of Clarke’s…


UAV Certification and Benefits of Drones for Mosquito Control

The use of drones as a product deployment and surveillance tool within mosquito control programs has steadily increased over the past years. Earning an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) certification is essential to utilizing and incorporating drones within a mosquito control…

Clarke Operations: The Impact of PCR Lab Capabilities on Control and Application Decisions

While mosquito-borne diseases threaten human health worldwide, implementing an integrated mosquito management (IMM) system can go a long way toward mitigating those risks. Within the IMM network, the surveillance lever acts explicitly as a predecessor to larval or adult control…

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Case Study: BG Counter Traps for Mosquito Population Monitoring in Illinois 

Clarke\’s latest case study reveals data on the environmental impact of implementing over 200 adult mosquito traps and Biogent’s BG Counters.

Leveraging Mosquito Industry Resources for Community Education

Each method of lake mapping – vegetation, bathymetric, and sedimentation/hardness mapping – provides unique insight into assessing areas of your waterbody that would have otherwise gone unnoticed, let alone enough understanding to properly plan and budget for.

What’s a Midge Fly – and How Can You Control Them?

…even is a midge fly? And how can you reduce them on your property? What’s a Midge Fly or ‘Blind Mosquito’? Midges refer to several species of small, non-mosquito flies….

Help! Where to start on setting up public health mosquito abatement

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.

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How to compare backyard mosquito control service providers

Here is what our operational experts think you should know when considering hiring a mosquito control service for your home.

Zika: How to React.

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?

Zika Virus Impact Spreads

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.

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