The Deer Tick Life Cycle

The deer tick (or black-legged) in the East and the related western black-legged tick are the only known transmitters of Lyme disease in the United States. Both are hard-bodied ticks with a two-year life cycle. Like all species of ticks, deer ticks and their relatives require a blood meal to progress to each successive stage…
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FAQs About Ticks

Ticks are getting a lot of bad “press” lately and understandably so: the bite from a tick can lead to serious diseases such as Lyme disease, a condition that is curable but is highly debilitating. If you get Lyme disease, you can expect recovery to take months. But are all ticks carriers of Lyme disease?…
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Signs of a Tick Infestation

Blacklegged ticks (once known as deer ticks) are the type of ticks that can carry the very dangerous Lyme disease virus and they now are found in all 50 states. They are found quite frequently in the Northeast, particularly New York, Vermont, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Maryland, Delaware, Connecticut, and Virginia. The…
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Pest Control Services | NATURE’S WAY PEST CONTROL

How are pheromones important in Pest Control? In the Pest Control industry, Pheromones can be used for a number of reasons. Over 100 years ago, it was discovered by entomologists that insects use certain chemical scents to communicate between one another. They learned this when they placed female moths in boxes and placed them near…
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