Friday, February 10, 2017

How may badgers help with fly problems?

Came across this today. Badgers apparently produce a semiochemical (a pheremone) that repels wasps and mosquitos. Now scientists are looking into synthesizing this and using it to repel blackflies from horses. Apparently, it's doing well in trials. It might also make a good mosquito repellent for humans...

Thanks, badgers.

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