NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
APRIL 29, 2013
NYS DOS ID#
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2013 - CONTINENTAL PEST CONTROL INC.
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- Applying Acaricide Insecticides: Using An Acaricide For Tick Control
By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez - Sunday Jun 11, 2017
By Ilana Goldowitz Jimenez, Plant Scientist & Writer Many homeowners in regions where Lyme disease is common are concerned about ticks. The deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) is the species that transmits Lyme disease in the Eastern and Central United States, while the Western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus) transmits Lyme disease in the Western United States. A bite from an immature tick, called a nymph, is the most common source of Lyme disease infections, but adult ticks can also transmit the disease. If you live near a wooded area where these ticks are present, you may have considered chemical control methods for ticks. Acaricides are one option. Read on to learn more about how to use an acaricide for ticks. What are Acaricides? Acaricides are pesticides that kill ticks and mites, closely related groups of invertebrates. They are one part of a strategy for controlling ticks around homes and should be
- Pride 2017: New York’s L.G.B.T.Q. Story Began Well Before Stonewall
By LIAM STACK - Monday Jun 19, 2017
The gay bar’s 1969 patron-police battle, hailed as a starting point, actually followed many events in the city, now mapped in a sites project.
- Viburnum Pest Control: Learn About Pests Affecting Viburnums
By Liz Baessler - Monday Jun 19, 2017
By Liz Baessler Viburnums are a diverse group of flowering shrubs that are very popular in the garden. Unfortunately they’re often preyed upon by a wide range of pests. Keep reading to learn more about the insects affecting viburnums and how to go about controlling viburnum insect pests. Common Pests on Viburnum Here are some of the most common viburnum pests and methods for viburnum pest control. Aphids – While they don’t cause much damage, aphids can cause curling in new growth. They can be gotten rid of with a steady stream of water from the hose, insecticidal soap, or horticultural oil. Thrips – Thrips can cause purple spots on leaves, curled and dropped leaves, and dropped, unopened flower buds. Try to prevent thrips by keeping weeds under the shrub to a minimum. Spray with insecticidal soap, if necessary, but be careful, as there are many beneficial insects that feed
- Push-Pull Pest Control – Learn About Using Push-Pull In Gardens
By Darcy Larum - Tuesday Jun 20, 2017
By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer With several species of bees now listed as endangered and dwindling monarch butterfly populations, people are more conscience of the harmful side effects of chemical pesticides. These not only harm beneficial insects, but they also poison birds, reptiles, amphibians and animals that eat the insects. Chemical residue remains on food crops, causing illnesses in people who eat them. They also get into the water table. Because of all these harmful effects, farmers and gardeners all over the world have been implementing newer, safer pest control methods. One such method is push-pull technology. Read on to learn more about how push-pull works. What is Push-Pull Technology? It can be a real challenge to avoid harsh and dangerous chemical pesticides that not only damage our environment by poisoning pollinators, but can also poison us. With push-pull methods, however, this may be changing. Push-pull pest control is a
- Common Swiss Chard Insects – Controlling Pests On Swiss Chard Plants
By Amy Grant - Wednesday Jun 21, 2017
By Amy Grant Swiss chard is a member of the beet family grown for its large nutrient rich leaves rather than its root. Delicious and high in iron, magnesium and vitamin C, it is enjoyed not only by people but by bugs that attack Swiss chard. If you’re desperate to save your plants, read on to find out about common Swiss chard insects and controlling pests on Swiss chard. Common Pests Found on Swiss Chard It isn’t just us who enjoy those delicious, nutritious leafy greens. Sometimes it seems like there’s no battling the insects for our produce. In order to control the pests, it is important to learn to identify them. Bugs that attack Swiss chard, for example, are equal opportunists. Some, such as blister beetles, love the veggie as do leaf miner larvae. Lygus bugs and their nymphs feed on the leaves and the buds of flowering plants.
- Silicon Valley Investors Flexed Their Muscles in Uber Fight
By KATIE BENNER - Thursday Jun 22, 2017
Start-up financiers have deferred boardroom control to founders in recent years. Travis Kalanick’s ouster indicates that could be changing.
- Food & Wine Magazine Will Leave New York for Alabama
By STEPHANIE STROM - Friday Jun 23, 2017
The move reflects a changing business in which traditional food magazines, and a Manhattan address, are less important.
- Powdery Mildew Control – Tips On Treating Powdery Mildew On Avocados
By Mary Ellen Ellis - Friday Jun 23, 2017
By Mary Ellen Ellis Avocado trees grow well in subtropical environments and make both a beautiful and a bountiful addition to warm-climate gardens. These trees produce the delicious green fruits that are also nutritious. As with any fruit tree, there are pests and diseases that may strike and either kill or limit the harvest. Avocado powdery mildew is a fungus that is not uncommon, but also not too serious and easy to treat and manage. Signs of Powdery Mildew on Avocado Trees Avocado powdery mildew is caused by a type of fungus called Oidium. The disease only affects the foliage of an avocado tree, not the fruit. However, if the infection goes untreated and becomes severe, it can weaken the tree. In general, powdery mildew is not considered a serious disease impacting avocado trees. You are most likely to see it during the drier months of the year. Signs that