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White grubs are the larvae of beetles.  The body of a grub is white with a brown head and a dark area on the rear abdomen. They have three pairs of legs that sit  near the head of the body. When they rest,  they rest in a C shaped position. White grubs have a life cycle ranging [...]

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Fire ants, although similar in color to the Pharoah ant are much smaller, dull looking ants that range in color from golden to light brown. This species has no large-headed workers. They are slow- moving and cause painful stings that can last a long time. These tiny ants can fall on people working in infested vegetation [...]

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What is a Palmetto Bug? A Palmetto bug is another (nicer) name given to the generally nasty American cockroach.  Although adult palmetto bugs do have wings, they usually run very quickly and rarely fly. The Palmetto bug (American cockroach) is the largest cockroach to infest homes. Males and females grow to be about the same size [...]

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Adult whiteflies look like small white moths, but are actually closely related to sap-sucking aphids.. They are approximately 1mm long. Whiteflies do not hibernate and must need  a suitable host all year.  Consequently mild, warm Florida weather provides an ideal environment for whiteflies. An adult female whitefly can lay up to 200 eggs. In warm weather egg-laying [...]

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Most people tend to forget about pest control during the colder winter months but just because you can’t see rodents and pests easily doesn’t mean you don’t have a problem or you don’t have a situation that is encouraging spring pest problems.  It is important to check for rodent and pest activity during the winter [...]

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