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A Novel Way of Controlling Malaria Transmitting Mosquitoes

Jasper Ogwal-Okeng of Makerere University in Uganda will test whether the insect-eating plants can reduce the population of mosquitoes and their larvae. Ogwal- Okeng will study optimal numbers and placement of such plants and record subsequent impact on mosquito and larvae populations to further refine this vector control method.

More information about Create New Ways to Protect Against Infectious Disease (Round 4)

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