Mosquito birth control: Scientists find new way to sterilise mosquitoes in push to prevent Zika, dengue
If scientists have their way, soon controlling mosquitoes that transmit diseases like Zika, dengue and chikungunya through a pioneering method using the nuclear-based sterile insect technique (SIT) would be possible. The SIT is a type of "birth control" wherein wild female insects of the pest
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A male mosquito and his feathered headpiece (his antennal flagellum) on the garden grapevine. Females have less extravagant antennae but are the ones that crave your blood. The fellas just like nectar. #macro #macrophotography #bugs #bug #insect #insects #insectagram #insectsofinstagram #mosquito #nature #naturephotography #torquay #janjuc by tinytorquay http://ift.tt/1X8VXis
Culex (Mosquito) Antennae The male mosquito has large bushy antennae, which he uses to listen for the buzz of a potential mate. He responds only to the humming frequency given by a female of the same species and will fly in the direction of the sound to mate with her. Male mosquitoes do not bite, but feed on plant juices and flower nectar. Only female mosquitoes bite animals and require a blood meal.
Lentek Mosquito Contro-Portable with Night Light The Lentek Mosquito Contro-Portable with Night Light helps to clear your home, deck, or campsite of biting mosquitoes with three barely audible frequencies. Two of the frequencies imitate the wing sounds of male mosquitoes and one imitates the wing sounds of the dragonfly, a mosquito predator. Standing just 4.5-inches tall, the ultra-portable MosquitoContro protects a 16-by-16-foot area and will not affect children or household pets.