Code notes that it takes longer for bees and other beneficial insects to bounce back from the impacts of pesticides, even natural ones, while mosquitoes are quick to recover. Enlisting natural enemies Because native plants attract mosquito predators, wildlife gardeners tend to have fewer mosquito problems than neighbors with turf lawns. Jason Pitts, a mosquito researcher and assistant professor of biology at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, says DEET repels mosquitoes the best. [Extracted from the article]
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