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Professional Whitefly Exterminator Services
In Brevard, Broward and Palm Beach County, Florida, whitefly can destroy shrubs and plants. A whitefly exterminator from Price Termite & Pest Control is not only a certified technician but is specially trained to solve your whitefly problem. Our exterminators know from experience that dealing with these pests can be irritating and time-consuming, and that is why we employ a staff of highly trained professional technicians who will provide you with the quick and efficient services necessary to eliminate your whitefly. If you desire 100 percent guaranteed satisfaction, dependability, affordability, immediate service and a free estimate, please call us right now at 888-630-2847.
What are Whiteflies?
Whiteflies more closely resemble little white moths than a fly that is white. They have wings, as well as a needle-like mouth that allows them to pierce leaves and suck nutrients from plants. Their feeding can stunt leaf growth and cause their yellowing, eventually causing leaves to drop or plant death. There are 75 species of the whitefly living in Florida, which include the rugose spiraling whitefly and the ficus whitefly. These two species wreak the most havoc to the Florida landscape.
First discovered in 2006 in the continental United States, the ficus whitefly has since quickly spread through Southeast Florida, feeding on ficus and species of fig since, causing great damage to the population of these plants. Their life cycle of around one month begins when eggs are laid on a leaf’s underside. A crawler hatches out and evolves into a nymph which feeds on the leaves with its needle-mouth. Roughly two to three weeks later, the adult winged ficus whitefly emerges and dies in approximately one week.
The clearest sign of a ficus whitefly infestation is defoliation of ficus plants. Unfortunately, by the time the plant loses its leaves, the infestation has been present for several generations of the pest. The beginning stages of a ficus whitefly infestation are more difficult to spot; experts recommend property owners monitor ficus plants for signs of the nymphs, so the infestation can be treated before large populations occur.
Rugose Spiraling Whitefly
The rugose spiraling whitefly was first found in South Florida in 2009 on gumbo limbo trees. It has not yet been discovered how these pests kill their hosts. The rugose spiraling whitefly feeds on a wider range of plants, such as coconut palms and other palms, gumbo limbo trees, black olive trees and calophyllum trees.
This species of whitefly is three times bigger than the majority of whiteflies. The adult whiteflies gather on the undersides of their host’s leaves, laying eggs in a spiral pattern; this gives the species its name. The rugose spiraling whitefly sucks essential nutrients from their hosts while creating a large volume of honeydew excrement. This excrement covers the leaves, dripping onto the surfaces below the plant. An infestation can lead to a heavy buildup of black, soot-like mold, which will damage vehicles, decks, pools, docks, outdoor furniture and other items. Rugose spiraling whiteflies also cause serious damage to local plant life, causing population decline, defoliation, and die-back of branches.
Professionally Trained and Certified White Fly Control
Our services for pest control are performed by technicians that are certified and extensively trained before they are sent into the field. They not only complete a 30-day training/certification program to attain state certification but are then specially trained in white fly extermination, using the latest state-of-the-art equipment, as well as being taught the latest technology in white fly pest control. This additional training continues as they also participate in in-the-field training processes that prepare them to assist you with your pest control issue If you have a white fly problem, it is critical that you summon Price Termite & Pest Control, the go-to specialists in the area for white fly exterminator services.
Individualized Pest Control Plan
There is no one way for removing white flies from your home and yard. At Price Termite & Pest Control, we will create an individualized plan for you. This is important for many reasons, especially the fact that pre-packaged programs aren’t specific enough to address your unique challenges while taking your budget into consideration. Price Termite & Pest Control professionals know this, and that’s why we’ll come out to your home and evaluate your pest control problem, put together a customized plan for you and eliminate your white fly problem with expediency and finality!
Flies can transmit diseases, such as salmonella, typhoid, dysentery and cholera. If you see many flies inside your house, you may have an infestation on your hands. A pest control specialist who is qualified to perform fly removal and prevention will assist you in uncovering access points, eradicating infestations and preventing future occurrences.
Contact a White Fly Exterminator Today
Is a white fly infestation ruining your plants and shrubs? One call to Price Termite & Pest Control can and will solve the problem. Contact us today at 888-630-2847 and we will dispatch one of our professionally trained, certified and experienced technicians to your home to provide you with a free no-obligation estimate.