Effectiveness of Bug Zappers

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Do bug zappers target specific kinds of bugs?

Effectiveness of Bug Zappers

Some recent studies have confirmed what many observant homeowners have seen for themselves about mosquito zappers: most of the insects they kill are not pests. The University of Delaware conducted the best known study where only 31 out of 13,789 insects trapped (0.22%) were mosquitoes or biting gnats.

* Monitor your mosquito zapper to be sure that it is effectively controlling mosquito populations and not just killing anything around.



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