Mosquito Awareness: Are Repellents Necessary During Fall and Winter?

Mosquito awareness is important, even during the fall and winter. The warm months may be the peak seasons of mosquito breeding, but most of these insects merely change the way they do things during the cold months. So, yes, using mosquito repellents is part of mosquito awareness during fall and winter. Diapause Part of mosquito … Read more

Dormancy Period in Infective Mosquitoes May Be Interrupted Because of Urban Light Pollution

Dormancy in mosquitoes may be cut off because of urban light pollution. This is particularly true in the mosquitoes that carry the West Nile virus. This could be both good and bad. It is good since the disease-transmitting insects may not survive the winter if they cannot fatten up with blood meals. It is bad … Read more