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March 2017 – Biogents at the EMCA conference in Bečići, Montenegro

March 2017 – EMCA conference in Bečići, Montenegro

Biogents was a proud sponsor of the 8th conference of the EMCA (European Mosquito Control Association) in Bečići, Montenegro, (March 12 – 16, 2017). Central thematic: Mosquito Control in a Changing Environment.
At our booth, we presented 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!

We also contributed  two talks and  two posters:

In the session “Surveillance and monitoring: sampling techniques and tools” (March. 15, session 9 , 14:00 – 16:00), we gave two otral presentations:

  • Paper 9.1.: There is more than one tool in the shed: comparing traps, attractants and other potential mosquito sampling methods using the Latin square design.
  • Paper 9.4.: Making automatic mosquito monitoring smarter: counting and identifying mosquito species using the BG-Counter – state of the art and current challenges. More infos on the BG-Counter can be found here: www.bg-counter.com.

In the poster sessions, we presented the following posters:

  • Biogents Sweetscent Lure increases the collection rates of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in commercially available homeowner mosquito traps.
  • 2+1: Why the combination of two passive and one active mosquito trap may well be a control tool worthy of attention.