Daily Archives: August 2, 2016

Controlling The Elusive Tiger in Your Backyard


This container mosquito and vector of many arboviruses, including Zika, is not easy to control given it’s often cryptic habits. The diagram above illustrates the many strategies that could be employed to minimize the impact of this and other container species. Read more of Ary Faraji and Isik Unlu’s paper in the Journal of Medical Entomology describing the pros and cons of the various control techniques for this invasive species.