Combating mosquitoes: Separating fact from fiction

Researchers in an LSU mosquito lab are conducting a number of projects to learn more about mosquitoes and how to resist them. They also work with mosquito control departments statewide to evaluate the effectiveness of applications and pesticides.
--Randy LaBauve photos

BATON ROUGE — Summer is not far away, and with it will come swarms of mosquitoes, which bring the threat of West Nile virus, eastern equine encephalitis and the potential for other diseases like Zi


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