Mosquitos are a common pest known for spreading deadly diseases and causes itchy bites on the skin. Yet, they are also pollinators and a food source for other animals. Because the bad outweighs the good, scientists have devised a plan of action to eradicate mosquitoes in the Florida Keys. The prevention of deadly diseases being […]
Posts Tagged ‘natural mosquito control Martha’s Vineyard’
ohDEER Discusses the Mosquito Bite – Which Isn’t Really a Bite
Only the female mosquito bites (actually she pierces your skin with her proboscis), and that is for the purpose of feeding on blood necessary to produce eggs. Male mosquitoes feed on flower nectar, an activity a by-product of which is one of the few positives that mosquitoes render our planet – that would be pollination.There […]
The Myth is True: Some Mosquitos Do Prefer People over Others!
Despite their positive contributions to society such as acting as pollinators and food sources for other animals, this is outweighed by the negative contributions. They bite humans, causing skin irritation and spreading diseases to humans, pets and livestock. Mosquitoes can even infect pets with heart worm. It has long been discussed and considered – with long […]