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Mosquito Heaven

Zain Syed

Chemical ecologist Zain Syed of the Walter Leal lab, University of California, Davis, knows just where to find mosquitoes for his research. Rice fields. He's been collecting up to 3000 mosquitoes a night along the Yolo Causeway, located on Interstate...

Zain Syed
Zain Syed

ZAIN SYED, chemical ecologist at UC Davis, holds a bag of 2000 Culex mosquitoes he trapped between Davis and West Sacramento. He is using them for his research. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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CLOSE-UP photo of a mesh bag of 2000 Culex mosquitoes shows them drawn to his hand below. He trapped the 2000 all in one night at the Yolo Causeway and has trapped as many as 3000 there in a single night. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 6:21 PM
Tags: Culex (1), mosquitoes (1), rice fields (1), Walter Leal (1), Yolo basin (1), Zain Syed (1)
 
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