Blight may increase public health risk from mosquito-borne diseases

Source: ScienceDaily

Researchers published findings that blight leads to an increased abundance of disease-carrying mosquitoes. The researchers investigated the presence of several mosquito species in two adjacent but socio-economically contrasting neighborhoods in Baton Rouge: the historic Garden District, a high-income neighborhood, and the Old South neighborhood, a low-income area.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/03/210315180614.htm