Types of Flies – Types and Diversity

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Types of Flies: True flies are insects of the order Diptera, the name being derived from the Greek δι- di- “two”, and πτερόν pteron “wings”. Insects of this order use only a single pair of wings to fly, the hind wings having evolved into advanced mechanosensory organs known as halteres, which act as high-speed sensors of rotational movement and allow dipterans to perform advanced aerobatics. Diptera is a large […]

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Integrated Pest control: Safe and Alternate Methods

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Integrated Pest Management IPM is a managed pest management system that: eliminates economic and health damage caused by invasive species and pests. It minimizes the use of pesticides by promoting and using organic material and the risk to human health and the environment associated with pesticide applications. IPM uses integrated methods, site or pest inspections, […]

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Entomotherapy – Medical Uses of Insects

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Medicine, both traditional and modern, used insects sometimes with little evidence of their effectiveness. Lets look at the medicinal uses of insects. Traditional and Alternative Uses of Insects in Medicine (Entomotherapy) The Doctrine of Signatures defined the medicinal uses of insects and other arthropods. They also stated that an organism bearing parts that resemble human body parts, animals, or […]

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Diseases That Are Spread Because Of Cockroaches

Diseases caused by cockroaches

Diseases caused by Cockroaches Cockroaches are synonymous with dirt, filth and poor hygiene. Their feeding and nesting habits mean they can easily accumulate a range of different pathogens, which cause health problems when transmitted, can result in complications to your health. For businesses, this can have a negative impact on both staff health and retention. […]

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