A look at the body of research on how and when day lengths trigger mosquitoes to enter winter diapause suggests more data on mosquito species’ critical photoperiods and their relation to latitude and altitude could better align surveillance and management efforts with mosquitoes’ seasonally active periods.
By Donald A. Yee, Ph.D. The old adage “bad press is better than no press” has a long history, and it surely applies to coverage of insects broadly and insects that […]
As concerns over Zika virus have grown since 2015, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has turned to local public health professionals to compile data on distribution […]
In a recent test of Asian tiger mosquitoes (Aedes albopictus) collected in Brazil, researchers found fragments of Zika virus RNA, raising concerns that it may be carried by species other […]