Yes, there are many natural or organic methods and products available. At TurfGator, we have had more success with broad spectrum pesticides that control 180+ insects as opposed to a specific natural or organic method that works on a few insects and not at all on others. In addition, residual control can be less than …
Please allow 2 hours for the pesticide/insecticide products to dry before pets return to the lawn. Mosquito pesticides have very low toxicity levels.
As with any treatment it is best to wait until the product is dried which is usually within 2 hours after the application. Mosquito pesticides have very low toxicity levels.
On average we see approximately 1 week of good residual control for a barrier spray mosquito control treatment. However, we have had customers experience a full month of mosquito control in their yards.
Larviciding is the control of mosquito larvae and this should always be the primary approach in controlling mosquito populations in their breeding life cycle stage. Adulticiding is the control of mosquitoes in their adult stage and is targeted with barrier spraying of their resting places during the day, such as vegetation areas.
No, only females bite as they use the protein from red blood cells to produce eggs. Males feed on nectar and other plant juices.
In the 1800’s, Illinois was called “The Graveyard of the Nation” because of the large number of deaths of settlers from the malaria disease. While the disease is still responsible for killing millions of people each year around the world, there are only rare occasions of the disease today within the United States.
The most common species in Illinois and the diseases they transmit are: Northern House Mosquito (Culex Pipiens) – St. Louis Encephalitis and West Nile Virus Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes Albopictus) – Dengue, La Crosse Encephalitis and the Zika Virus Inland Floodwater Mosquito (Aedes Vexans) – None known for Illinois Tree-Hole Mosquito (Andes Triseriatus) – La …
No, mosquitoes are classified as “Pest Mosquitoes” which are a nuisance to outdoor activities of humans and then there are “Vector Mosquitoes” which are carriers of diseases.
There are over 170 mosquito species in the United States, however locally there are 5 common species in Illinois which are: Northern House Mosquito (Culex Pipiens) Asian Tiger Mosquito (Aedes Albopictus) Inland Floodwater Mosquito (Aedes Vexans) Tree-Hole Mosquito (Andes Triseriatus) Malaria Mosquito (Anopheles Quadrimaculatus)