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Vector-borne Disease Management and Control

As spring is quickly approaching, everyone must consider their options to prevent vector-borne diseases. This includes a control and management plan! Moreover, ranging from mosquito control to tick control. Researcher, Dipika Doloi, conducted a study on specific biological control methods to determine management of disease. Find his published work in the International Journal of Mosquito …

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Using Local Government Resources to Keep Up to Date About Mosquitoes and Ticks in your Community

Local government and public health office: your reliable sources to get updates about mosquitoes and ticks If you need to find information or updates about mosquitoes and ticks in your area, look no further! Your local government or public health office FAQ provides important information. Take the FAQ page of Minnesota’ Metropolitan Mosquito Control District as …

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Lyme Disease Prevention and Surveillance are Keys to Lower Risk

Tick diseases may not be on your top list of things to worry about, but they should be! One little tick bite may affect humans long-term. These diseases include: Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Powassan encephalitis and others. Prevention and surveillance of tick bites and disease is vital to protect all populations. This includes …

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Story-Based Education Increases Homeowner Knowledge of Lyme Disease Prevention

Tick bite prevention education through a film series “Spray Safe, Play Safe” Many of us, especially those who are living in regions of the northeastern United States, may already know that blacklegged ticks can carry pathogens that cause diseases, including Lyme disease. Thus, Lyme disease prevention is needed. Currently, educational materials of Lyme disease prevention …

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Natural Tick Control: The Tick App is a Powerful New Tool to Fight Ticks and Lyme Disease

The Tick App: a research project to prevent tick-borne diseases The Tick App was developed as a part of a research study by researchers from Columbia University and the University of Wisconsin – Madison, members of the CDC Regional Centers for Excellence in Vector-Borne diseases. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is funding for this project.  The …

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Natural Mosquito Control – the role of Cedarwood Oil in professional mosquito repellent products

Natural mosquito control: Cedarwood oil has excellent bioactivity against many arthropods The insect repellency properties of trees from the Juniperus genius of the family Cupressaceae have been know for centuries. This is why important cloth items are traditionally stored in Cedar chests. This is also why wooden hangers are made of Juniper or Cedar. In …

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Using Geraniol to Naturally Control Mosquitoes and Ticks

Geraniol is an important tool to naturally control mosquitoes and ticks Geraniol, is a naturally-occurring monoterpenoid. It is small and light, allowing  it to float easily into the air so we can  smell it.   (10C  18H  O). (Awesome chemical profile from Baker and Grant at Cornell – Geraniol Profile) Significant amounts of it are found …

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