Mosquito bites and diseases: All you need to know!

Dengue Mosquitoes diseases and prevention

Although we’re man-size and mosquitoes are fly-size, everyone’s afraid of mosquito bites, and it’s imperative to know how to get rid of mosquitoes, the diseases caused by mosquitoes and the diseases spread by mosquitoes! Now since we’re going to be talking a lot about mosquitoes and mosquito diseases in this blog, let’s begin with the origin. No, […]

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Types of Flies – Types and Diversity

types of flies

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

integrated pest management

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

uses of insects

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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