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Is it white? What do you think? Thanks!


 

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What are the colours where mosquitoes are most attracted to?
« Reply #1 on: 24/12/2010 00:23:29 »
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You may have noticed that mosquitoes often seem to hover around a person's head. This generally happens if the person has dark hair. To combat this, you could consider wearing a cotton cap in a light shade on your head.Mosquitoes are attracted to the colour black, so if you are going to be outdoors and expect to be exposed to mosquitoes, opt for a lighter colour.
http://www.indiaparenting.com/health/324_2126/natural-mosquito-repellents.html

It appears that wearing light colours is better if you want to avoid being bitten. But saying that mosquitoes will also be attracted by other things not just colour
 

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What are the colours where mosquitoes are most attracted to?
« Reply #2 on: 24/12/2010 14:37:30 »
Is that a reason why mosquitoes are active at night?
 

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