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Biogents at the AMCA meeting in San Diego, California

We will attend the 83rd annual meeting of the AMCA (American Mosquito Control Association) in San Diego, California next week (Feb. 13 – 17, 2017). Come by and visit our booth (number 427), where we will present our products such as the new BG-Bowl, the BG-GAT, the BG-Counter, and the BG-Sentinel 2, as well as our contract research services!

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July 2016 – Intelligent mosquito counter: Biogents facing competition from Microsoft?

Scientists all over the world can now track the growth of mosquito populations on their computers. German mosquito experts developed in cooperation with a company from Silicon Valley a new kind of high-tech equipment – a mosquito counting machine. The counter is now going into serial production. Recently, a demonstration model has come online at Lake Starnberg south of Munich, Germany. Since mid-June, it has been possible to track the increase in mosquito populations after the recent floods and even the times at which these insects are particularly active.

Last week, Microsoft announced that it was developing a similar mosquito trapping system, indicating that the demand for such intelligent mosquito traps is great and will continue to grow in the future.

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June 2016 – CDC recommends Biogents mosquito traps

The CDC recommends using the BG-Sentinel trap as a surveillance tool in the fight against tiger mosquitoes which transmit dengue fever, chikungunya fever, and the Zika virus. According to the CDC, the BG-Sentinel is one of the most highly used mosquito traps to collect adult tiger mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus).

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