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Mosquito Control Services Commercial Applicator Permit Information

…pplications to individual person’s properties (misting devices, fogging and barrier treatment services.)
Someone doing mosquito work for hire has to be certified in HPC as well as PH/GRD. To qualify to sit for the HPC exam, one has to have…

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Mosquito or Public Health Vector Control in Alabama – ADAI

Due to the number of mosquito-based companies and pest control companies performing mosquito control work in Alabama, it is important to reiterate the requirements for anyone engaging in such work. Anyone engaging in mosquito or Public He…

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Gambusia (Mosquito Fish) Suppliers

Following is a list of current Gambusia (mosquito fish) suppliers. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Auburn University do not endorse these individuals or companies or the services and products they provide. This is a partial lis…

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Container Gardening

…r, keeping them cool and providing moisture without creating a drainage problem. Change this water regularly to prevent mosquito problems.

Other Tips for Successful

Container-grown garden plants are more susceptible to freezing, req…

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Protecting Pollinators in Urban Areas: Safe Use of Integrated Pest Management

…owever, there are strains of Bt that do not control white grubs. In general, Bts labeled for control of caterpillars or mosquito larvae do not work on white grubs and vice versa.

The bacterium Paeinbacillus papilliae, responsible for mil…

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Problems in Ornamental Garden Pools

…of eggs and the resulting tadpoles can deplete oxygen from the pool. Watch the pool and discourage animal nuisances.

Mosquitoes can be a problem in pools without fish or in pools choked with aquatic plants. If you have a Mosquito problem…

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Safety After a Disaster

…an 50 pounds (per person). When lifting hevy debris, bend your knees and lift with your legs, not your back.
Prevent mosquito bites. Wear long pants, socks, and long-sleeved shirts. Use insect repellents that contain DEET or picaridin.

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Alabama Beef Quality Assurance: Biosecurity

…ntaminated feed or water.

Vector-borne transmission involves the spread of disease through a living agent. Ticks and mosquitoes are biological vectors, commonly spreading disease after becoming infected from a diseased animal and injecti…

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Bird Houses for Songbirds

… easy to attract and a favorite yard species in the southeast. These birds are noted for their tremendous appetites for mosquitoes and are well appreciated in most communities.

The fairly large, shiny, bluish-purple mar…

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Rainwater Harvesting for Irrigation Water

Fit rain head to gutters to divert leaves and debris. Use a screen with less than 1-millimeter apertures to reduce mosquito infestations.
Fit insect-proof screens to all pipes that hold water and all pipes and openings to and from t…

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