Flies have an amazing ability to cause problems simply by being there. However, some species of fly can also cause health problems to both h...
Flies are considered to be one of the most evolved insects known to man. They rely heavily on sight for survival and are generally extremely sensitive to movement.
Most fly species are more of a nuisance than a pest, however flies such as mosquitoes, which feed on blood, can also cause painful skin reactions when they bite and can also transmit infectious diseases.
There are an estimated 240,000 species of fly, with the common house fly regarded as being one of the most widely distributed animals on the planet. Of course, not all species are found within the UK, however some of the most common types of fly you may encounter are listed below.
Flies Resisting Treatment
Alternating fly control options applied to manure heaps that harbour fly eggs and larvae this summer will be vital to combat growing concerns of resistance. With recent product revocations, relying on fewer fly treatment options will increase the ri... [more]
What is Integrated Pest Management?
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a program of prevention, monitoring, and control which offers the opportunity to eliminate or drastically reduce the use of pesticides, and to minimise the toxicity of and exposure to any products which are used. ... [more]
The Wine-Makers Battle
So you've got the wine bug. It's springtime in the Devonshire wine-makers domain. You itch to visit the vineyards. But do you see the cutworms gnawing at the buds? Dagger nematodes injecting viruses into roots? Fruit flies? Parasitic wasps? A malici... [more]
Avoiding An Invasion
They crawl, they fly, they swarm, they scurry – in short, bugs are pests. This year is a lot worse for infestations as we've had so much rain. The ants are trying to come in so they are not drowning; and the fleas and ticks are likely to be re... [more]
Get Control Of Pests
Spring is the time when many insects and rodents begin to stir and go in search of food following the cold winter period. They are also keen to find potential nest sites and will quite happily venture inside your property to see the facilities you p... [more]
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