Action is a licensed Mosquito Control Company that has been featured on the Today Show, Animal Planet, and the Los Angeles Times.
We use the latest technology and chemicals to provide you with a superior mosquito control solution. Our friendly technician will perform an exterior fogging to your yard. Treatment areas will include the limbs of shade trees, flower beds, shrubs, tall grass and shaded areas around buildings where mosquitoes congregate. These areas are treated with an approved Adulticide to control your existing infestation. Any areas that contain standing water will be treated by the dispersing of a larvacide granular.
Action’s Mosquito Control is an effective way to reduce the mosquito population around your home or office. Action uses a variety of methods to ensure the best possible results including: Larvacides, Adulticides, Source Reduction, Biological Controls, and Barrier Treatments.
SEASON: APRIL THROUGH OCTOBER
Action Mosquito Control, a Mosquito Authority for the Following Markets:
- Small towns/cities
- Golf courses
- Business facilities
- Outdoor weddings
- Church events
- Ball parks
- City/civic events
- Theme parks
Mosquito Control in NJ – NJ’s True Mosquito Authority
- Zika outbreak in Florida? Miami reports first case of virus NOT related to travel
- First Zika baby born in New Jersey
- CDC says 157 pregnant women in US test positive for Zika
- ‘Zika is scarier than we initially thought’
- Experts Urge Caution as Zika Virus Spreads
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ZIKA
WHAT IS ZIKA?
The Zika (ZEE’-ka) virus was first discovered in monkey in Uganda in 1947 – its name comes from the Zika forest where it was first discovered.
It is native mainly to tropical Africa, with outbreaks in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands.
It appeared in Brazil in 2014 and has since been reported in many Latin American countries and Caribbean islands.
HOW IS IT SPREAD?
It is typically transmitted through bites from the same kind of mosquitoes – Aedes aegypti – that can spread other tropical diseases, like dengue fever, chikungunya and yellow fever.
It is not known to spread from person to person.
Though rare, scientists have found Zika can be transmitted sexually. The World Health Organisation recently warned the mode of transmission is ‘more common than previously assumed’.
And, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued first-time guidance, saying couples trying to conceive should abstain or wear condoms for six months if the male has confirmed or suspected Zika.
Mosquitoes have four stages: Eggs, Larvae, Pupae, and Adults.
Eggs are laid in or near water. Not all mosquitoes lay eggs on stagnant water. Asian Tiger Mosquitoes and their relatives lay single eggs either in or on moist organic matter (like old leaves) or mud at or near the normal surface of some water body or standing water. House Mosquitoes and their relatives lay their eggs stuck together in “rafts” on the surface of standing water. Malaria Mosquitoes and their relatives lay single eggs directly on the surface of standing water.
Larvae of nearly all species feed on tiny bits of organic matter they strain out of the water, using brushes on their mouths. They usually move by jerking their body, end-for-end, in a sideways whipping motion. Nearly all species must come to the water surface fairly often, where they breathe atmospheric air through a special tube or plate at their back end.
Pupae are a non-feeding, but active stage that must stay in the water to live. They also must breathe air at the water’s surface through special tubes on their backs.
Adults emerge from pupae in the water. If water is not calm enough, they may not emerge normally; and may get stuck or drown. They have to sit on top of the water until their body and wings dry and harden. They fly to nearby plants and feed on nectar or juices, getting energy from the sugars in those. Males need about 24 hours after they emerge before they can mate. After mating, females find vertebrate hosts and take a blood meal which provides protein for their eggs. Each full blood meal usually provides enough protein and energy for the female to produce about 100 eggs.
Adults usually rest on vertical surfaces like tree trunks, twigs, or walls with their head upward.
Female mosquitoes suck our blood. Male mosquitoes feed on plant nectars. They can develop from egg to adult in 10 to 14 days. They are most active from dusk to dawn and will fly up to 14 miles for a blood meal.
Mosquitoes as Vectors
These “vectors” are the #1 killers of human beings throughout the world:
- Malaria – from Anopheles species
- Yellow Fever – from Aedes species
- Dengue – from Aedes spp. (recent outbreak in Hawaii)
- Encephalitis diseases – many kinds, including West Nile Virus – most species are capable of spreading it, but Culex is the most important in New Jersey