Mosquitoes did not wait for the summer to come back to disturb your daily life. Peppermint, lavender, repellent, mosquito trap… You’ve tried everything and yet you keep hearing them flying right next to your ears! In this case, it is likely that you live in an environment conducive to their survival.
Indeed, these insects are much more present in aquatic environments where they can lay eggs and reproduce easily.
The Rhône-Alpes Interdepartmental Mosquito Control Agreement (EID) offers you some examples of the natural environment:
But mosquitoes also adapt very easily to an artificial environment. Even if you don’t have a water feature in your garden, these insects can find the perfect place to lay their eggs.
In the slideshow below, find 10 places that you must watch carefully to limit their reproduction.
Do you feel like mosquitoes prey on you more often than other members of your home? It’s possible ! You may have one or more factors that make you more susceptible to bites. Here is the list :
If you think that protecting yourself at night is enough to avoid mosquito attacks, think again, they also attack you during the day! According to a study by the Institute for Research and Development (IRD) and the Pasteur Institute in Bangui in the Central African Republic, “20% to 30% of mosquito bites occur during the day”, as La Dépêche reports.