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Lisa from Houston, Tx writes,

Does Talstar XTRA Granules work for mosquito control?


No, Talstar XTRA Granules would not be effective for mosquito control. The adult mosquitoes actually hang out in trees and bushes and the larva develop in standing water. Talstar XTRA granules can only be used to treat lawns and soil for insect infestation. You can use Bifen IT which is the liquid formulation of Bifen to treat for adult mosquitoes. Mosquito larva can be eliminated with BTI Mosquito Dunks which can be placed directly into water sources such as ponds, unused pools and other areas of standing water.


Mosquito Control Article

Answer last updated on: 05/31/2015

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