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Biogents AG is an innovative and internationally recognized company in the field of mosquito control with headquarters in Regensburg. Here, 38 employees are currently working in two business areas: the development, production and sales of highly efficient mosquito traps as well as in contract services for external parties, e.g. efficacy evaluation of mosquito repellents and related products. Research and development are key features of Biogents: our scientists and technicians continuously improve products, develop new methods, and constantly expand our company's expertise.Read more »
published on 21. Feb 2023
We're looking forward to meeting you at the 89th annual meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) in Reno, Nevada!Read more »
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It's dark, warm, and humid, and it’s buzzing everywhere. It is this unpleasant sound that drives you crazy during warm summer nights. It’s mosquitoes, thousands of them! The nightmare of many people.Read more »
published on 30. May 2022
What do tiger mosquitoes look like?
Asian tiger mosquitoes (Aedes albopictus) are relatively small and have a black body with clearly visible white stripes (Figure 1 A, B, C).
But be careful, not every dark mosquito with stripes is a tiger mosquito! In Central Europe, for example, the banded mosquito (Culiseta annulata) is present in very many residential areas. It is dark brown and has conspicuously striped legs and abdomen, and there are spots on its wings (Figure 1 D). The Asian tiger mosquito is not dark but distinctly black in color, with a silvery-white line running down the middle of the head and thorax. Furthermore, the tiger mosquito is smaller than the banded mosquito.Read more »
published on 10. Feb 2022
Get prepared for the 88th Annual Conference of the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) in Jacksonville!Read more »
published on 20. Dec 2021
Mosquito surveillance – what is this?
By conducting a mosquito surveillance, you can answer questions such as: Which mosquito species are present? Where are they? At what times during the year do they appear and disappear? This can be archieved by collecting, counting and identifying adult mosquitoes (or their larvae, pupae or eggs). In some areas collected specimen are also screened for the presence of pathogens, such as West-Nile-Virus or Dengue virus. This provides a better overview of regions at risk.Read more »