Zur stechmückenabweisenden Wirksamkeit von schallwellenerzeugenden Geräten

  title={Zur stechm{\"u}ckenabweisenden Wirksamkeit von schallwellenerzeugenden Ger{\"a}ten},
  author={I. Iglisch},
  journal={Anzeiger f{\"u}r Sch{\"a}dlingskunde, Pflanzenschutz, Umweltschutz},
  • I. Iglisch
  • Published 2005
  • Biology
  • Anzeiger für Schädlingskunde, Pflanzenschutz, Umweltschutz
Sound-wave-emitting apparatus meant to repel female mosquitoes are based upon the assumption that once copulated, females flee from male animals. The females are supposed to perceive the sound of male mosquitoes emitted during the flight which induces them to stay away from male animals.However, it has been known for more than two decades that male mosquitoes perceive the sound of females during the flight by means of a highly developed organ of hearing situated in the feelers, the Johnston… Expand
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