sonoma | Clark Pest Control Blog | Pest Control Updates | Spider Control

Follow Clark Pest Control

Subscribe to our blog

Your email:

Free quote

Free quotes, same-day and Saturday service available. Contact Clark Pest today.

About Clark Pest Control

Clark Pest Control has grown to be the West's largest pest management company with branch offices throughout California and in the Reno, Nevada area.

Clark Pest Control's Blog

Current Articles | RSS Feed RSS Feed

Sonoma Pest Control - Sterile insects released to combat LBAM


Sterile moths

In an effort to combat the light brown apple moth, the United States moths - Pest ControlDepartment of Agriculture launched its sterile insect technology program on Wednesday afternoon, releasing 3,000 sterilized moths Chandon Winery's vineyard on Ramal Road.

The idea is that the sterilized moths will so overwhelm the wild moth population that it will disrupt the mating behavior, decreasing the population of wild moths. "The fertile insects have no idea they're mating with a sterile insect," said Dr. Greg Simmons, an entomologist overseeing the program for USDA.

Click here to read the entire article

Visit the Clark Pest Blog or visit to learn more.
All Posts