Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133420)
 Advice (161145)
 Affiliate Programs (34755)
 Art and Culture (73741)
 Automotive (145653)
 Blogs (75203)
 Boating (9843)
 Books (17221)
 Buddhism (4128)
 Business (1328962)
 Business News (426366)
 Business Opportunities (366334)
 Camping (10967)
 Career (72752)
 Christianity (15848)
 Collecting (11638)
 Communication (115068)
 Computers (241945)
 Construction (38923)
 Consumer (49684)
 Cooking (17066)
 Copywriting (6639)
 Crafts (18205)
 Cuisine (7543)
 Current Affairs (20418)
 Dating (45882)
 EBooks (19695)
 E-Commerce (48223)
 Education (185290)
 Electronics (83503)
 Email (6407)
 Entertainment (159838)
 Environment (28929)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5450)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110923)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196425)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11845)
 Feng Shui (131)
 Finance & Investment (310447)
 Fitness (106330)
 Food & Beverages (62911)
 Free Web Resources (7939)
 Gambling (30221)
 Gardening (25144)
 Government (10530)
 Health (629693)
 Hinduism (2206)
 Hobbies (44054)
 Home Business (91576)
 Home Improvement (251121)
 Home Repair (46168)
 Humor (4834)
 Import - Export (5453)
 Insurance (45105)
 Interior Design (29581)
 International Property (3485)
 Internet (191001)
 Internet Marketing (146457)
 Investment (22837)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80475)
 Link Popularity (4595)
 Manufacturing (20854)
 Marketing (98971)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18219)
 Music (27011)
 New to the Internet (9495)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129629)
 Organizing (7803)
 Party Ideas (11852)
 Pets (38068)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12682)
 Public Speaking (5635)
 Publishing (7527)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126635)
 Recreation & Leisure (95388)
 Relationships (87667)
 Research (16165)
 Sales (80334)
 Science & Technology (110255)
 Search Engines (23486)
 Self Improvement (153217)
 Seniors (6236)
 Sexuality (35948)
 Small Business (49293)
 Software (83012)
 Spiritual (23475)
 Sports (116093)
 Tax (7659)
 Telecommuting (34066)
 Travel & Tourism (307840)
 UK Property Investment (3121)
 Video Games (13428)
 Web Traffic (11740)
 Website Design (56837)
 Website Promotion (36587)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35788)
Author Spotlight
ELLISEN WANG

I'm Ellisen, nice to meet you! Obviously you're here because you want to know who I am. Wel...more
NATALIE BAKER

I am pleased to write about incredible women who can make the world healthy and prosperous. My exper...more
SWATI SHARMA

To provide Visa services from India Working At Aptech Visa global immigration Pvt Ltd. Company is g...more
PUSHPA SRIVASTAVA

Pushpa Srivastava is an SEO strategist that helps online business owners figure out how to grow thei...more
SHOVON JOARDER

Shovon Joarder has been working as Freelance Marketing Project Manager for over four years. He also ...more


Increasing Problem Related to Insect After Flood by Theresa Flores





Article Author Biography
Increasing Problem Related to Insect After Flood by
Article Posted: 07/05/2012
Article Views: 91
Articles Written: 1738
Word Count: 535
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Increasing Problem Related to Insect After Flood


 
Home Improvement,Environment,Health
Certain insect problems increase dramatically after flooding, windstorms and other disasters, according to entomologists with the LSU AgCenter. "Homes are subject to fire ant problems during and after flooding," says LSU AgCenter entomologist Dr. Dennis Ring, adding, "Fire ants often will float around in water and attach themselves to whatever is out of the water."

"As floodwaters recede, higher grounds may become heavily infested with fire ants," Ring says. If these infested areas are where people will be living or working, entomologists say the areas can be treated with one of several baits either by broadcast treatment or by using about 1 tablespoon to 5 tablespoons per mound. They also can be treated with a drench treatment consisting of 1 tablespoon of 75 percent Orthene per 1 gallon of water or applying 1 teaspoon to 2 teaspoons of the material per mound, the entomologists say.

Another problem that can follow flooding are large groups of wasps found in yards and around plants, says LSU AgCenter entomologist Dr. Dale Pollet, who explains the wasps feed on grubs in the soil.

"High water pushes these grubs closer to the soil surface, and they are more available to the wasps," Pollet explains, adding, however, that the wasps he saw during the state's last bout of major flooding were Tiphiids, which do not sting. "Whether they would sting is a major concern for people who see them in their yards, but they usually hover just over the surface, fly quickly and are very seldom observed landing. Other problems after flooding or storms also have been known to come from filth flies, blow flies and smoky brown cockroaches.

"Sanitation and cleanup are important in preventing the flies," Ring says. "If such problems occur, spray wall surfaces with malathion or other household insecticides. In kitchen areas, use space sprays that contain pyrethrins to kill flying insects."

Smoky brown cockroaches usually live outside and come inside to feed, according to entomologists.

"However, during heavy rain, they may invade houses in larger numbers," Pollet says. "Applications of insecticides containing permethrin may be made to infested areas and around doorways, windows and so forth on the outside."

Most labeled household insecticides will be effective against the smoky browns, the entomologists say, adding, however, that you may want to call a professional pest control operator for additional assistance in combating some of these pests.

Carpenter ants also will frequently infest broken limbs and invade houses from infested trees after a storm. These insects do not feed on wood but simply nest in the wood. In general, they are scavengers.

"Control of carpenter ants can be obtained by removing tree limbs and branches from roofs and making sure no limbs come in direct contact with the house," Ring says. "But if problems persist, it may be necessary to spray infested areas of the house with a 0.5 percent solution of malathion or use a bait."

In addition, the trunks of infested trees may require spraying to control the pests in the house, he says, adding that the bottom 1 foot to 2 feet of the house also may require spraying if problems persist.

For more relevant information, check out the links below:

flood auckland

Related Articles - flood, floods, flooded, flooding, flood east auckland, flood south auckland, flood northshore, flood east auckland, flood restoration, floods,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance


LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more
STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more
GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
DAMIAN POWELL

Demonstrated exceptional leadership in the government and private sector at an executive level. Skil...more
TIM FAY

I am not a writer nor am I trying to become a writer. I am an average person with average intelligen...more
ADRIAN JOELE

I have been involved in nutrition and weight management for over 12 years and I like to share my kn...more
JASON NG

Jason Ng has a huge passion for the health and fitness industry as he strongly believes that having ...more
SUSAN FRIESEN

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more
MICHAEL BRESCIANI

Rev Bresciani is the author of two Christian books. One book is an important and concisely written b...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2020, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license