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host-targeted bait box

host-targeted bait box

A new study in the Journal of Medical Entomology shows host-targeted bait boxes succeed in reducing nearby tick presence by luring mice and chipmunks to come into contact with insecticide. A cloth wick under which the rodents must pass to reach the bait is coated in fipronil. (Photo credit: Tick Box Technology Corporation/Yale School of Public Health/Wendolyn Hill)

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