Pest Control Procedure for MOSQUITOES are very important for the effective treatment and to reduce the risk of diseases. Mosquitoes pose a great threat to human health and existence than any other animal. They transmit many important diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, filariasis, dengue, and encephalitis, which kill millions of humans worldwide.
Mosquitoes undergo complete metamorphosis. Eggs are laid, either slightly or in bunch, on a water surface or in a place where they will become wet when flooding occurs. Mosquito larvae and pupae live in water.
Most female mosquitoes must have a blood meal before they can lay fertile eggs. The adult female is the only stage that feeds on blood. The adult male feed on nectar and plant juices. Mosquitoes are distributed worldwide. About 3200 mosquito species are currently recognized in the world.
Pest Control Procedure for MOSQUITOES
- No stagnant water to be accumulated for more than 2 days.
- Water containing receptacles such as flowerpots, barrels, metal cans, and pet dishes should be emptied or discarded.
- Water from a refrigerator or air conditioner should not be allowed to accumulate and stand on the ground.
- Bird bath in gardens need to be frequently cleaned
- Screens with fine mesh to be installed on all windows.
- Gaps around windows and doors must be filled with a weather-stripping.
- Holes inside tress to be filled with sand and covered.
- Installation of air curtains on the doors of the main entrances.
- Use of Pest West Machines in sensitive areas and kitchens.
- Biological control to be applied where applicable
- Residual insecticides are applied indoor while targeting all the entry points.
- Residual treatment at drainage points.
- Larvacide at breeding sites, trees, shrubs, etc.
- Space treatment using ULV spraying inside offices.
- Space treatment using thermal fogging machine on the surrounding areas outside the premises
- Inspection for the breeding and infested areas.
- Checkup for the treated areas.
- Spraying of infested areas if necessary