Are There Rodent Pests In New York State That Are Capable Of Transmitting The Deadly Hantavirus Infection?
Four rodent species that are known pests of homes and buildings in the United States are capable of spreading multiple strains of hantaviruses. These rodent species include cotton rats and… read more →
Why The Little Black Ants That Are Prevalent In New York State Can Be Very Difficult To Eliminate From Infested Homes
With the exception of flies, residents of New York state consistently rank ants as the most frequent home-invading insect pests. Luckily for New York residents, the ant species that inflict… read more →
What Does It Mean When Pests Are Referred To As ‘Occasional,’ ‘Peridomestic,’ And ‘Domestic’ Species, And Which Of These Three Types Of Pests Are Most Difficult To Control?
Many common pests of homes and buildings are not well adapted for indoor life. Examples include overwintering pests like boxelder bugs, seasonal pests like psocids, moisture-dependent pests like millipedes, and… read more →
Do Biting Stable Flies Overwinter Within Urban And Suburban Homes?
Do Biting Stable Flies Overwinter Within Urban And Suburban Homes? The airborne insects commonly known as house flies (Musca domestica), and their many similar looking relatives like blow flies and… read more →