By Kyle Frankleton

Within the nymph period, dragonflies eat mosquito larvae similar to mosquitofish. When the dragonfly is an adult it is going to hover about and devour adult mosquitoes and also other flying insects. They're very beneficial bugs, in order to attract them to your property you'll need a backyard pond.

In case you have a pond, small lake, or even unused pool around your home, contemplate introducing some mosquitofish. One fish may consume over a hundred mosquito larva each day. It is possible to acquire them free of charge from many spots like your local state office.

Bats are wonderful for insect pest management. They can make extremely fast work of the mosquitoes in an location. For example, the Little Brown Bat may consume between 500 to 1000 mosquitoes per hour. You can put a bat house inside your yard to attract the bats.

Citronella essential oil is a non-toxic pesticide that will get rid of mosquitoes and other insects. Though it may be non-toxic, it can aggravate the skin for some individuals. Consequently, it shouldn't be used with kids. If you don't want to have it make contact with your skin, you can merely spray your clothes.

Female and male mosquitoes each feed on nectar of blooming plants and flowers. How come they need to attack humans then, if it is not for food? The female mosquitoes require iron and protein from mammal blood to be able to develop eggs and reproduce. Most of these female mosquitoes should seek out people to feed on during sunset and daybreak. You might need additional defense against them at these times.

To ensure that the mosquito (or any blood sucker) to remove the blood from its victim, it must stop the blood from clotting. Mosquitoes insert their saliva into their host and it contains necessary protein which stop the immunity process as well as blood clotting. Then blood easily runs into the mosquito's proboscis. The blood thinning proteins in mosquito spit happen to be utilized to create useful anti-clotting medicines.

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