FKCC researcher Patrick Rice says the repellent
now is comprised of synthetic compounds packed into time-release capsules hooked onto fishermen's lines.
Current labels of skin-applied repellent
products do not make it easy for consumers to identify the Insects repelled by a product and how long it will work.
Manufacturer provided specifications and information for some current commercially available spatial repellent
However, the repellent
reaction to citronellal was reduced greatly in flies lacking TRPA1.
03 (SPSS, Chicago, illinois) was used to analyze percentage of trap-nights with fire ants by repellent
If used in the first three months, chemicals in the repellents
could increase the risk of hypospadias by 81%, it found.
DEET is commonly known as the king of mosquito repellents
, though not everyone is keen to slather it on their skin.
which makes the botanical repellent
Buzz Away, says there is a risk and reward equation that comes into play with DEET.
So, you think you've found some insect repellents
that work better than DEET, NSN 6840-01-284-3982.
I was experimenting with natural insect repellent
products 12 years ago in Ecuador and became aware that I was onto an effective recipe.
If you're among those who hate using repellent
because of its greasy feeling and - well, repellent
- odor, don't turn to dubious folk remedies like vitamin B12 or garlic, says Joe Conlon, adviser to the American Mosquito Control Association.
However, the new tests give evidence of a repellent
pheromone, which hasn't yet been identified, she and her colleagues report in the Nov.