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UMaine Cooperative Extension: Insect Pests, Ticks & Plant Diseases


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Dill Interviewed on Repellents, Desensitized Mosquitoes

University of Maine Cooperative Extension pest management specialist Jim Dill was interviewed by Channel 7 (WVII) for a report on a new study that finds mosquitoes can become desensitized to commonly used repellents, including DEET.

Lichtenwalner West Nile Virus Advice Posted

The NickerNews.net website has quoted University of Maine Cooperative Extension veterinarian Anne Lichtenwalner in a report on mosquito-borne West Nile Virus, which can be fatal to horses, human and other animals. The article links to an Extension question and answer interview with Lichtenwalner, director of the UMaine Animal Health Laboratory, and her video about precautions horse owners can take.


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University of Maine Cooperative Extension


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UMaine Cooperative Extension: Insect Pests, Ticks & Plant Diseases
491 College Avenue
Orono, Maine 04473-1295
Phone: 207.581.3880, 800.287.0279 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System