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Sugar-fed mosquitoes still bite

Sugar-fed mosquitoes still bite

New research shows that mosquitoes feeding on plant nectar bite more throughout their life span. For malaria control, plant management might be important

Malarial mosquitoes need to eat like all of us. They feed not only on blood, but also on sugary plant nectar, and new research has found that they may have a bigger appetite than previously thought.

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