Controlling Mosquitoes with Pheromones

A new product that can help control mosquito populations is currently under development. Materia, Inc., has developed a cost-effective synthesized version of the natural pheromone called Mosquito Oviposition Pheromone (MOP). MOP is naturally produced by female mosquitoes of the Culex genus when laying eggs as a signal to other female mosquitoes to lay their eggs in the same location.

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