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Can keeping the grass round your house cut very short stop mosquitoes coming to your house?

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In brief: No.

But getting rid of standing water can certainly limit their breeding sites.

In brief: No.

But getting rid of standing water can certainly limit their breeding sites.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: No

Mosquitoes multiply in standing water, not grass.

In brief: No

Mosquitoes multiply in standing water, not grass.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Unlikely to help

U can decrease a local mosquito population by eliminating breeding sites.
Old tires, water catching toys, flower pots, barrels, bird baths, drainage ditches, etc are all sites of larval production.Depending on the area, public control measures may be required.Avoiding dusk or dawn activities & using loose long sleeved clothing helps. Repellants also help.

In brief: Unlikely to help

U can decrease a local mosquito population by eliminating breeding sites.
Old tires, water catching toys, flower pots, barrels, bird baths, drainage ditches, etc are all sites of larval production.Depending on the area, public control measures may be required.Avoiding dusk or dawn activities & using loose long sleeved clothing helps. Repellants also help.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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