Category: Pesticides

Bed Bug Repellent

July 12, 2012

Bed Bug Repellent Several home remedies for bed bugs are advertised as bed bug repellents on the internet. These can be as simple as homemade concoctions of cayenne pepper, to rated consumer products. These products claim to repel bed bugs. However, the truth behind these remedies is that most of them don’t work. People begin to despair when these products READ MORE

Brown Widow

Image Credit Goes to http://cisr.ucr.edu Brown Widows Making a Surge in Southern California The first brown widow in Southern California was reported in 2003. But now Californian Entomologists are reporting a recent surge in brown widow populations. Richard Vetter, a staff research associate at UC Riverside, said, “The brown widow is really taking over.” In fact, a recent study found that READ MORE

Tiniest Fly Discovered

World’s Tiniest Fly Discovered. Fly Decapitates Ants then Lives in Their Heads. The world’s smallest fly has been discovered in Thailand. It is smaller than a grain of salt and five times smaller than a fruit fly. The discoverers named the fly Euryplatea nanaknihali. It belongs to a group of 4,000 hump-backed flies known as phorid flies. Its anatomy and READ MORE