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Eastern Equine Encephalitis, German Cockroach Bait, and Genetically Modified Mosquitoes with Special Guest AJ Treleven!

Eastern Equine Encephalitis, German Cockroach Bait, and Genetically Modified Mosquitoes with Special Guest AJ Treleven!

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.  

We Talk Food Infesting Beetles, the True Costs of Invasive Pests, and Book Lice with Special Guest Cleveland Dixon!

We Talk Food Infesting Beetles, the True Costs of Invasive Pests, and Book Lice with Special Guest Cleveland Dixon!

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. 

Special Release Episode Exploring Cutting Edge Rodenticide Research with Guest Dr. Niamh Quinn

Special Release Episode Exploring Cutting Edge Rodenticide Research with Guest Dr. Niamh Quinn

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. 

A Recap Of New Research On Rodenticides, SARS-CoV-2 and Biting Flies, and Bed Bug Control with Special Guest Marillian Missiti

A Recap Of New Research On Rodenticides, SARS-CoV-2 and Biting Flies, and Bed Bug Control with Special Guest Marillian Missiti

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! 

Special Release Episode Uncovering the World of Counterfeit Pest Control Products with Guest Michael Weyman

Special Release Episode Uncovering the World of Counterfeit Pest Control Products with Guest Michael Weyman

April 5, 2021

Discover the world of counterfeit pest control products in this interview with Michael Weyman, Deputy Director for Clemson’s Regulatory Services.

New Research On Dung Beetles, Fruit Flies, and Termites with Special Guest Dennis Jenkins!

New Research On Dung Beetles, Fruit Flies, and Termites with Special Guest Dennis Jenkins!

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! 

New Co-hosts, New Format, and Special Guest Judge Jill-Morgan Aubert with NPMA

New Co-hosts, New Format, and Special Guest Judge Jill-Morgan Aubert with NPMA

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!

The Asian Giant Hornet: Spoiler Alert, It’s Not Called A Murder Hornet!

The Asian Giant Hornet: Spoiler Alert, It’s Not Called A Murder Hornet!

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.

Directing Pest Control Operations from the Front Lines to Your Front Door

Directing Pest Control Operations from the Front Lines to Your Front Door

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.

Welcome to the Future: How Genetic Research is Reshaping Pest Control

Welcome to the Future: How Genetic Research is Reshaping Pest Control

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.

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