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[Cover Story] PCT's Annual Fly Control Issue

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PCT's annual fly control issue features the latest findings from leading university researchers as well as field observations from pest management professionals.

PCT Magazine | June 25, 2013

PCT's Annual Fly Control Issue features the latest findings from leading university researchers as well as field observations from pest management professionals. Features include:
 

Air Currents and Fly Management
Some unique — yet simple — ways of dealing with some of the nuisance flies we encounter. — By William A. Kolbe


Beating Small Flies Requires Partnership

Tackling small fly infestations can be difficult. By building a strong partnership with your customers and working closely with them to implement the proper preventive actions and treatment techniques, you can help maintain fly-free facilities. — By Phil Pierce and Bob Johnson


Stunting Flies

Scientists with the USDA Agricultural Research Service have found that the insect growth regulator pyriproxyfen can be used to kill house flies that spread bacteria that can cause diarrhea and other illnesses. — By USDA-ARS


Figuring Out Phorids

These small flies (often called coffin flies or scuttle flies) are a diverse group with many different species. Here’s what you need to know to treat them. — By Kelly Mannes


Delivering a Virus that Gets Rid of House Flies

USDA scientists have found an effective method to infect house flies with a virus that stops the flies from reproducing. — By Sandra Avant