Moths are 3/8 to 1/2-inch long with wings folded over the back. Wings are two-toned, with the bases a pale gray and the ends reddish brown or copper. Larva are dirty white with brown heads. They grow to about 1/2-inch long and may become yellowish, pinkish, brownish or greenish.Indian meal moths are often mistaken for clothes moths when they are detected flying around in the home. The clothes moth does not have two-toned wings. Their wings are uniformly gray. Another stored grain infesting larva species, the Angoumois grain moth, infests seeds of corn, wheat, oats, sorghum, barley and other crops. Adult moths are small, all yellow moths with a 3/5 inch wingspan. Egg-laying females infested seeds either while crops are in the field or in storage. Larvae tunnel into seeds, feeding on the germ and endosperm, and form silk tubes in which they pupate. Their life cycle is completed in about 5 weeks and up to six generations can occur annually. Other major stored grain pests are rice weevils, and granary weevils.
Almost everyone knows cockroaches are one of the pests that have a very negative impact on humans. Due to the negative impact on humans, many people try to eradicate the cockroach and hope that this pest does not exist in the world. However, cockroach species that are insect pests for humans are only 1% of the total 4500 cockroach species in the world. Many other types of cockroach species in the external environment have a positive impact on the environment and indirectly have a positive impact on humans. Here are some positive impacts of cockroaches on the environment
When the cold weather rolls in, bears go into hibernation, birds migrate south and we, as humans, layer up and relax by the fire to stay warm throughout the winter months. But, what happens to pests like ants, mosquitoes and termites? Many people assume they just die off, but the truth is that these and other insects often devise strategies to make it through the winter. Learn more about how specific pests survive the harsh elements below.
Condominium Boards have a fiduciary responsibility to abide by the Provincial Condo Act and their Corporation Declaration, By Laws and Rules – one of which prohibit unit owners from unreasonably interfering with the use or enjoyment of other owners.
Today, though social media, when one person sees a bug, literally millions could learn that your business has a “bug problem” in a matter of days – causing irreparable damage to your image and reputation.