Single Mow of Park Trails Not Enough to Reduce Ticks
Mowing has been recommended for managing ticks where people tread, but a new study suggests that a single mow of park trails in early summer isn't enough to reduce prevalence of blacklegged and American dog ticks.
New Study Finds Tick-Repelling Potential in Three Botanical Compounds
A new study finds three compounds derived from flowers show significant tick-repellent properties in field trials. While further evaluation for safety and effectiveness remains, the compounds could provide viable new options for products to prevent tick bites.