Tag Archives: Florida mosquitoes

How Aerial Drones From Gainesville Are Getting Involved In Mosquito Warfare

By on September 19th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm

In an effort to combat mosquitoes, a South Florida group is turning to aerial drones from a Gainesville company to scout out possible breeding grounds.

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Why Some People Are Mosquito Magnets And Others Are Rarely Bitten

By on September 4th, 2013 | Last updated: September 4, 2013 at 8:47 am

According to Dr. Dan Kline, a research entomologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Gainesville, people have different levels of attractiveness to mosquitoes that can vary from species to species, making it difficult to pin down what is truly going on.

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How to Tamp Down Disease-Transmitting Mosquito Populations

By on July 5th, 2013 | Last updated: July 6, 2013 at 7:53 am

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Rain is always going to increase mosquito populations, UF Entomologist Walter Tabachnick said, but the danger comes from those that transmit diseases.

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