Our best bet against tick infestations might be fire

Popular Science | 11/19/2019 | Staff
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By imitating past fires, she had remarkable results in reducing the tick populations. “So for the whole two year period, basically there were very, very few to [no] ticks at those sites,” she says. “When we did some follow up work there, we realized that, yes, the fires were knocking the ticks back, but what was really achieving those sustained reductions in tick populations was the fact that those areas had certain climate conditions that were much harsher because of the vegetation that had been shaped by...
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