The Influence of Amphibians on Mosquitoes in Seasonal Pools: Can Wetlands Protection Help to Minimize Disease Risk?

@article{Rubbo2011TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Amphibians on Mosquitoes in Seasonal Pools: Can Wetlands Protection Help to Minimize Disease Risk?},
  author={Michael J. Rubbo and Jessie L. Lanterman and Richard C. Falco and Thomas Daniels},
  journal={Wetlands},
  year={2011},
  volume={31},
  pages={799-804}
}
Wetlands provide a variety of services to society; however, their use as breeding habitat by mosquitoes has caused concern that they pose a risk to human health. As mosquito-borne diseases are undergoing a global resurgence, there is a need to better understand the factors that influence mosquito production in wetlands. Seasonal pools offer a model system in which to study mosquito production as they provide breeding habitat for many mosquito species. In the northeastern US, larval spotted… CONTINUE READING
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