Understanding Mosquitoes and Proper Management

Dr. Sonja Swiger and Dr. Janis Reed, specialists with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, spend some time to talk about mosquitoes and mosquito management. The focus of the talk will be to educate on basic mosquito biology and habitat locations. They will review the importance of protecting oneself from mosquito-borne diseases such as West Nile Virus and Chikungunya and how these diseases are transmitted. Also covered will be determining the best control measures to be used and the importance of repellents.