Flower Pots in Southwestern U.S. a Common Breeding Site for Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes

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The Aedes aegypti mosquito typically prefers humid climates, but it has gained a foothold in the arid southwestern U.S. by using manmade containers for breeding sites—in particular, flower pots and the saucers underneath them.

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