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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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Poultry Pest Management

…ama. The major pests include the northern fowl mite, the chicken mite, the bed bug, and several species of biting lice. Mosquitoes and black flies have also caused problems in some areas of Alabama. Fowl ticks, sticktight fleas, scaly-leg m…

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FAQ’s about the Pesticide Applicator University

…fying and Controlling Cockroaches. Field trips: Pest ID and Control walking Tour of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. Mosquito Collection, ID and Control Measures, Calibration of Mosquito Equipment and Application, AU Aquatics Field Trip….

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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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