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Are Mosquitoes More Attracted to You?

There is an abundance of theories as to why some people seem to be a bit more than others and what keeps the frustrating pests away. Are these theories true, or simply old tales passed along? Let’s dive in and see if the mosquitoes really are more attracted to you!

Does drinking beer attract mosquitoes?

Some scientist suggests that drinking beer and other alcoholic beverages may attract mosquitoes. There are a few different theories as to why this may be the case. Some theories are related to the increase in ethanol in your sweat and others believe it relates to body temperature. We can’t say these theories are definitively true or false, however, we recommend making sure to use bug spray with DEET while drinking or even just spending time outdoors to decrease your chances of being a bit. Use this guide to learn more about what mosquito repellents work best.

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Garbage Bags

UV Light

UV light is electromagnetic radiation with wavelength shorter than that of visible light. The frequencies are invisible to human eyes but visible to many insects.

Insects are capable of detecting UV and colors using photoreceptors. Bees, flies and ants are able to simultaneously receive information from the wavelength and e-vector (vector representing the electric field of an electromagnetic wave) of incoming light using its receptors.

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Glue Board Traps

Pheromones

A Pheromone Trap is one kind of fly trap that uses powerful sexual attractants, or “pheromones”, to lure most small flies and filth flies to a sticky glue pad where they are unable to escape once captured.

Pheromone Glue Boards may be used in any situation where flies are a problem and toxic chemical control is not desired. Hospeco Glue Board Fly Traps with pheromones, are ideal for homes, garages, offices, etc.,

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