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Gnat trap made from a paper cup and plastic wrap.
BOATING WORLD #126 Feb 1997 pg. 95

Prevent fly problems without pesticides. Steps for controlling manure-breeding flies.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1979 (v.63#2) pg. 36

Flytraps. A summary of the various types of traps and instructions for constructing a cone trap, a tent trap, a manure box trap and a window trap. Also covers baits for traps and bait containers.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1979 (v.63#5) pg. 57

How to solve plowfly problems.
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1980 (v.64#1) pg. 47

Make these old-time fly traps. Includes conical traps, tent traps, manure-box traps, window traps, and sticky fly papers.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1983 (v.67#7) pg. 23

How to make fly paper.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.73#2) pg. 20

An easy, inexpensive fly trap to make from a juice jar.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1992 (v.76#4) pg. 10

How to make a fly snagger to capture flying gnats and deerflies from the air around a person.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1993 (v.77#1) pg. 7

Fly control in pastures. Simple practices to reduce fly populations around outdoor livestock.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1994 (v.78#4) pg. 64

Make your own flypaper.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 2001 (v.85#2) pg. 88

Solar-powered fly controller. Bug-zapper device has a high-voltage grid that electrocutes flies that alight on it. It is driven by 12-volt battery and/or solar power.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jun 1996 (v.67#6) pg. 39

Tips on reducing the fly population which hibernates in your house during the winter.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #300 Jul-Aug 1989 (v.39#7) pg. 17

Tips on controlling flies inside an old farmhouse.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #311 Sep 1990 (v.40#8) pg. 8

Companion planting of common sage and carrots deters carrot flies.
FINE GARDENING #2 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 6

Tip: How to control mosquito and blackfly larvae in garden ponds.
FINE GARDENING #3 Sep-Oct 1988 pg. 10

Tip on attracting and drowning fungus gnats using yellow bowls of water.
FINE GARDENING #36 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 8

Tips on controlling cluster flies.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #84 Oct-Nov 1993 pg. 12

How to identify and control rose sawflies.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1986 (v.30#4) pg. 48

Put outdoor insects in their place with these techniques for controlling bees, wasps, flies and mosquitoes.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jul-Aug 1990 (v.34#4) pg. 36

Tips on attracting and killing barn flies.
HARROWSMITH #54 Apr-May 1984 (v.8#6) pg. 116

Strategies to keep cluster flies out of the house.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #136 Sep-Oct 1997 (v.21) pg. 32
Added Info HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #137 Nov-Dec 1997 (v.21) pg. 6

Herbs vs. bugs. Scents that can discourage bothersome insects. Includes specific suggestions for repellants for mosquitoes, flies and ticks.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1994 (v.6#5) pg. 44

Box trap for horseflys.
HOME MECHANIX #787 Jul-Aug 1994 (v.90) pg. 9

How to control fungus gnats on houseplants.
HORTICULTURE Nov-Dec 1999 (v.96#8) pg. 12

Tip: Use fly strip (fly paper) as the hatband on your "outdoor" hat. Makes an effective insect control.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #68 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 12

Build your own traps for fleas and flies.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #82 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 22

How to identify the hover fly, a beneficial garden insect that resembles a honeybee.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #94 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 142

How to make a trap for flies and bees from plastic milk jugs.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #156 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 10

Needlepoint fly swatter.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1982 (v.5#4) pg. 14, 30, 48

How to control flies around a dog by liquification of squash leaves, making a juice that can be applied to the dog's coat.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1978 (v.25#9) pg. 132

How to foil the fruit fly by using tanglefoot.
ORGANIC GARDENING May 1980 (v.27#5) pg. 50

Flytrap made from a 1-gallon glass jar and some tin cans.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1983 (v.30#4) pg. 18

Countertop trap for fruit flies.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1986 (v.33#9) pg. 18

Tips on controlling the cherry fruit fly.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1989 (v.36#1) pg. 23

Tip: Use stinging nettles to repel maggot flies from onions, brassicas or turnips.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1989 (v.36#8) pg. 70

Tip on eliminating fly larvae from compost piles.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1990 (v.37#9) pg. 21

How to control fruit flies in an indoor composting bin.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1991 (v.38#9) pg. 21

How to control fungus gnats in houseplants.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1992 (v.39#4) pg. 23
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1992 (v.39#6) pg. 12

Tip explains how to make a trap for fungus gnats and whiteflies.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1994 (v.41#2) pg. 73

Recipe for making homemade flypaper.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1994 (v.41#6) pg. 74

Tip on using a real apple, coated with sticky material, to catch apple maggot flies.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1995 (v.42#5) pg. 79

Tips on controlling fruit flies in a worm box.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1995 (v.42#8) pg. 18

Carrot rust fly (Psila rosae), its life cycle, habits, diet and controls.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1996 (v.43#7) pg. 22

Robber flies (Asilidae) and Tachnid flies. Their life cycles, habits, diet and advice on attracting them to a garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1996 (v.43#8) pg. 18

Trap for catching flies.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1965 (v.124#1) pg. 149

How to study the genetics of fruit flies with chromatograms viewed by ultraviolet lamp.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Jun 1965 (v.212#6) pg. 126

Tip on using parasitic wasps to get rid of houseflies.
SUNSET Jun 1987 (v.178#6) pg. 204

A guide to fly-fighting tactics. Suggests steps to minimize problems plus information on baits, traps and sprays.
SUNSET Jul 1987 (v.179#1) pg. 72