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Knowing what you're dealing with is critical to being a pest management professional. Choose a category below for detailed species information and recommendations on products and training. And if you need extra advice, reach out to your Veseris representative at any time.

Yellow Fever Mosquito

Yellow Fever Mosquito

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Yellow Fever Mosquito

The yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti) originated in Africa, where it evolved from an ancestor that still exists there today. Its ancestor prefers to lay eggs in natural tree holes and to feed on non-human animals. At some point, the yellow fever mosquito became domesticated, breeding in artificial containers close to humans and preferring human hosts. This domestication allowed their introduction into the New World via European ships leaving West Africa with slaves and containers of drinking water also holding immature yellow fever mosquitoes.

Mosquito-Borne Diseases & Adult Management

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Mosquito-Borne Diseases & Adult Management

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Course summary: The most important mosquito disease vectors in the United States belong to the genera Aedes & Culex. Diseases transmitted by these mosquitoes cycle differently in human populations. After completing this course, the learner should be able to identify the important mosquito-borne diseases in their area, recognize common forms of adult mosquito and disease surveillance, and understand the different methods of adulticide application.

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