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The biology of mosquitoes

Watch Tobias Suter explain the biology of mosquitoes and how to use the vulnerabilities in their life cycles to control them.
In this video, Tobias Suter explains the biology of mosquitoes and how to use the vulnerabilities in their life cycles to control them.

If we understand mosquitoes’ life cycle, we are able to identify the best ways to control them. From the use of insecticides to personal protection measures and environmental modification, malaria control programmes use a variety of methods to protect humans from mosquito bites. Tobias Suter describes some control options and how a holistic approach can be the most effective and sustainable.

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The Resistant Mosquito: Staying Ahead of the Game in the Fight against Malaria

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