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The sterile male technique


An additional weapon, and complementary to the control measures already taken in the fight against the tiger mosquito, may be the use of the sterile male technique (SIT), which will be the subject of a pilot project in the Municipality of Morcote until September. Press release. Some media coverage: “Maschio sterile”, una tattica per debellare… Read more »

Tiger mosquitoes in two communities


Canton St. Gallen: The Asian tiger mosquito was discovered in the Rotfarb / Baumgarten area in the municipal territory of Uznach and Kaltbrunn.

The fight against the tiger mosquito is now very concrete


Nyon and Cully colonized The invasive insect is now officially established in the canton. The population is called upon to make life difficult for it.