June 22, 2021
In this episode we dive into new research on mosquitoes that spread eastern equine encephalitis, we find out if essential oils can make a good German cockroach bait, and we cover the science behind genetically modified mosquitoes with special guest AJ Treleven of Sprague Pest Solutions.
May 20, 2021
In this episode we cover new research on an interesting approach to controlling a food-infesting beetle, we breakdown the true costs of invasive pests around the globe, and how to stop book lice with special guest Cleveland Dixon of Holiday Termite & Pest Control.
May 7, 2021
Mapping out the rodenticide exposure pathway is a critical step in the prevention of non-target exposure. Hear what exciting research is taking us one step closer to solving this mystery with Dr. Niamh Quinn, Human-Wildlife Interactions Advisor for the University of California South Coast Research and Extension Center.
April 13, 2021
We highlight the latest findings on rodenticides, biting flies and SARS-CoV-2, and bed bug control with special guest Marillian Missiti. For more info on the research covered in this episode, check out the NPMA PESTOLOGY blog!
April 5, 2021
Discover the world of counterfeit pest control products in this interview with Michael Weyman, Deputy Director for Clemson’s Regulatory Services.
March 11, 2021
Special guest Dennis Jenkins of ABC Home and Commercial Services joins us this episode to cover the latest research on dung beetles, fruit fly pheromones, termite cannibalism!
February 10, 2021
Three entomologists, five minutes, and one guest judge. Check out the latest episode as we introduce new co-hosts and a new format with our first guest judge Jill-Morgan Aubert, Education Coordinator for NPMA. This may be the most competitive and entertaining science-news program of 2021!
July 28, 2020
Where did the Asian giant hornet come from, has it become established in North America, and what threat could it pose to the US? Get answers to these and many more questions in this episode featuring famed hymenopterist, Dr. Lynn Kimsey, as she dispels myths and rumors about this interesting insect.
May 4, 2020
What if I told you that battling arthropod-borne disease is typically the first conflict soldiers face overseas? Learn how pest management has shaped military history and how critical pest control operations are coordinated globally across the armed forces in this episode with guest CAPT Eric Hoffman, Director of the Armed Forces Pest Management Board.
March 4, 2020
Discover how scientists are using breakthroughs in genetic research to control some of the most challenging urban pests in this episode with guest Ed Vargo, Professor and Endowed Chair in Urban and Structural Entomology at Texas A&M University.