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Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

What you need to know about mosquitoes

Whether inside or out, at home or at play, living in Oklahoma often means dealing with pests. This page compiles resources from Oklahoma State University experts about keeping your family safe and prepared.


The latest buzz on Zika and Oklahoma

Amid ongoing global concern around Zika and an anticipated spike in international travel with the Olympics set to kickoff in Brazil Aug. 5, Oklahoma State University experts are continuing to monitor mosquito populations across the state.

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All the buzz about mosquitoes

The wet spring may have been a boon for crops, but it has opened the door to the possibility of a challenging summer when it comes to mosquitoes.

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Homeowners and families should protect against mosquitoes this summer

Oklahomans planning to work and play outdoors this summer should be prepared to protect against mosquitoes.

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The impact of the Zika virus in Oklahoma is a concern for many Oklahomans. This informational document from Oklahoma State University med/vet entomologists Justin Talley and Bruce Noden can help you learn more.

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This Bites!

Justin Talley takes a comprehensive look at Oklahoma mosquitoes. Discussion includes insect types, breeding information and viruses such as Zika and West Nile. (July 2, 2016)

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Mosquito Prevention Tips

Justin Talley with mosquito prevention tips. (May 30, 2015)

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Mosquitos and West Nile Virus

Dr. Justin Talley, Extension Entomologist, joins Oklahoma Gardening host Kim Toscano to discuss mosquitos and West Nile Virus. (September 22, 2012)

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