Here’s a look at articles, videos and other resources for the week of April 19 highlighted by the PCT staff.
Pestmaster Services Acquired by Private Equity Firm
The Riverside Company acquired Pestmaster Services, as well as four other service businesses, to launch a trade services franchise platform called Threshold Brands.
Purdue University entomologist Ameya Gondhalekar and his former Ph.D. student, Sudip Gaire, have discovered how essential oil compounds act on bed bug physiology and shown how they can improve the lethality of pyrethroids.
Pete Schopen founded the McHenry, Ill., company in his basement in 2006.
According to the group’s team of entomologists, ongoing warm, wet weather has allowed pest populations to spike early and will enable them to thrive throughout spring and summer across most of the U.S.
Scientists at University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are one step closer to learning the factors that ultimately lead to characteristic differences in mosquito offspring.