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Tue, June 15

Backyard Gardener: Mosquito repellents for your backyard

Mosquitos bites are annoying and, in some cases, can vector disease. Northern house mosquito (Culex pipiens) in the process of feeding (upper left, Ary Farajollahi, Bugwood.org). Irrigated pasture mosquito (Aedes nigromaculis, lower left, Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org). Assorted mosquito repellents (upper right, Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org). Mosquito “dunks” which contain Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) used to manage mosquito larvae in water features and horse troughs (lower right, Gardener’s Supply). (Jeff Schalau/Courtesy)

Mosquitos bites are annoying and, in some cases, can vector disease. Northern house mosquito (Culex pipiens) in the process of feeding (upper left, Ary Farajollahi, Bugwood.org). Irrigated pasture mosquito (Aedes nigromaculis, lower left, Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org). Assorted mosquito repellents (upper right, Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org). Mosquito “dunks” which contain Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) used to manage mosquito larvae in water features and horse troughs (lower right, Gardener’s Supply). (Jeff Schalau/Courtesy)

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