Going Green

Friday, December 21, 2007

New Approach to Mosquitoes

Anything to help control mosquitoes is good. This might be a great tool to control malaria carrying mosquitoes in Africa and other tropical regions. Since the ban on DDT, attempts to stem malaria have been ineffective. This might be the answer.

New Nonchemical Approach to Curbing Mosquitoes

By Sharon Durham
December 20, 2007

Most pesticides are toxic to insects and humans alike, but a molecular pesticide developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists may provide a new way to deal with mosquito pests without causing a risk to human health.

The molecular pesticide technology would...(complete article here).

No comments: