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International Pest Control – November/December 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.6

International Pest Control – November/December 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.6

| November 23, 2021

It is sad, but not unexpected, to read that the COVID pandemic has undermined decades of development according to the UN FAO. When combined with the impacts of climate change which were clearly stated at the recent COP26 in Glasgow it is a big concern that our efforts to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals […]

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An innovative year-round larvicide for mosquito control

An innovative year-round larvicide for mosquito control

| October 6, 2021

Mosquitoes are considered one of the most serious vectors of some of the world’s deadly diseases afflicting the tropical and subtropical countries. One of the devastating mosquito transmitted diseases, malaria is known to be endemic in 117 countries with 3.2 billion people living at risk all over the world and about 350 to 500 million […]

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International Pest Control – September/October 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.5

International Pest Control – September/October 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.5

| September 27, 2021

Grassland is in trouble around the world and climate change is exacerbating the problem. Intensively farmed grass has little biodiversity or carbon storage but the benefits of species-rich grassland are many and a series of strategies are proposed to restore degraded grassland. Yet another estimate of the economic impact of invasive species has been made […]

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International Pest Control – July/August 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.4

International Pest Control – July/August 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.4

| July 27, 2021

We start this issue with a quick look at the progress – or not – of biological control measures, Bayer’s intention to start farming in Europe on the road to decarbonisation and a big investment at a Chinese University into research glasshouses. The UK’s environmental guardians Defra are looking to completely ban glue boards while […]

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Company Profile…Eurofins Regulatory Science Services: Pest & vector control

Company Profile…Eurofins Regulatory Science Services: Pest & vector control

| July 27, 2021

Public health is one of society’s greatest challenges; preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health is achievable through helping society to make informed choices. This requires ongoing, organized efforts on a global scale, to ensure that all are educated and aware of the threats that surround us. Eurofins Regulatory Science Services (ERSS) offers expert […]

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Monitoring and trapping with sticky traps, what’s new?

Monitoring and trapping with sticky traps, what’s new?

| July 1, 2021

One hundred years ago, it was observed that greenhouse whiteflies,  Trialeurodes vaporariorum  (Westwood) (Hemiptera, Aleyrodidae) are particularly attracted to opaque yellow traps (Lloyd, 1921). Today, millions of sticky traps (card or plastic covered with a thin layer of a clear adhesive substance) of different colours are used worldwide. They are used for the monitoring, decision […]

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International Pest Control – May/June 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.3

International Pest Control – May/June 2021 – Vol 63, Nr.3

| June 4, 2021

In this issue our special feature is Application Technology but we kick off our news section with the FAO’s review of progress in the fight against FAW which is one pest that seems to figure more and more frequently in our pages. Good progress, but more effort and funding needed would seem to be the […]

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Job Opportunity – Bahrain

Job Opportunity – Bahrain

| May 7, 2021

Due to recent rapid expansion, Verminex has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced pest control Service Manager to join the management team in Bahrain. A generous tax free salary and accommodation on bachelor status is offered with on-target earnings not less than $2,500.00 per month. There is an option to upgrade to family […]

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