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What’s the best mosquito repellent to use?

May 6, 2014

Scientific studies have shown the mosquito-repelling effectiveness of the chemical N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide, which is better known by the acronym DEET. Although people have reported good results with other options ranging from cosmetics to ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Work & Life
Tags: Bug, BugWeek, Dangerous, DEET, Entomology, FAQ, Insects, Mosquito, Repellent

Mosquitoes aplenty this July Fourth bring disease concerns for North Florida

July 1, 2009

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Recent weeks of heavy rain have left conditions statewide ripe for a Fourth of July rife with mosquitoes. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Culex Nigripalpus, DEET, Eastern Equine Encaphalitis, EEE, Entomology And Nematology, Jonathan Day, Medical Entomology, Mosquitoes, Ochlerotatus Infirmatus, Picaridin, Roxanne Collelly, Virus

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