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Weird Habits of Cockroaches & Their Hidden Powers

Though cockroaches are our everyday pests, they are not as common and simple as we think they are, for the bizarre facts about them add a layer of mystery and complexity to their existence as well as the ways they affect … Continue reading

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Shocking Facts About Pests

Believe it or not, an enormous number of pests in this world exhibit strange and unusual characteristics, whether they be biological and behavioral, that many of us have not heard of. To name a few, let us look into some … Continue reading

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Orthodox & Unorthodox Ways to Ward Off Your Buzzing Mosquitoes

There are a number of conventional and unconventional DIY methods to render those vexatious and disease-ridden mosquitoes back away from you and your family.  Check them out below. (i) Avoid wearing dark-colored clothes because mosquitoes are attracted to them. (ii) … Continue reading

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Beware of Khapra Beetles in Your Bowl of Rice

Khapra beetle is one of the most destructive pests to stored grain and other cereal products.  Believe it or not, such a teeny-weeny pest can destroy 30 to 70% of your grain and seeds. One of the shocking cases has it … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of Fleas

Fleas –Pesky bloodsuckers Fleas are extremely pesky and external parasites.  This is because fleas have mouthparts adapted for piercing skin and sucking blood.  They live off the blood from mammals which include us humans, bats and also birds. These nasty … Continue reading

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Bed Bug Control

Bed bug is one of the most difficult pests to control. To completely get rid of them is an almost impossible task largely because of their vast numbers and insanely fast reproduction cycle, plus, they are everywhere! The worst part … Continue reading

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How to Solve Your Gnat Problem (Part 2 of 2)

(iii) Getting rid of gnats on plants If you see your beloved houseplant pestered by gnats, do not water your plant until the top two inches of the soil have dried out and subsequently killed the gnat larvae in the soil (this is … Continue reading

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How to Solve Your Gnat Problem (Part 1 of 2)

We all know that gnat is one of the most vexatious pests among other pesky insects.  Gnats are everywhere around us.  You can see them hanging around your house, workplace, office desk, and even your meals.  All in all, their … Continue reading

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Sparrow Problems & How to Prevent Them (Part 1 of 2)

Sparrows are one of the most overpopulating bird species on our planet.  House sparrows, in particular, like to inhabit in urban and agricultural areas; in fact, they are the only bird species willing to dwell with human beings, thereby giving rise … Continue reading

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One of the Scariest Pests on Earth (Part II) – Botfly

        Botfly (of family Oestridae) A stout-bodied, dipteran fly that is highly variegated and is often found in Central and South America.  Botfly comes in different species and each species is adapted to attack a specific living … Continue reading

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