OL trap: Center stage in the NSTW 2012

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OL trap is one of the remarkable invention of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) which now being used in the country to control the population of dengue mosquito.

OL trap is designed to attract female dengue mosquitoes (aedes aegypti) to lay their eggs in moistened but fatal lawanit paddle. Once eggs are laid –  it eventually dies because of the organic solution added into it.

 

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