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Here is a fascinating article written by Dr. Stuart Mitchell and published in the 14th issue of the PestWest 411 Newsletter. Hope you enjoy learning how the Florida Fly Baiter came to be. 

Through inspiration to perspiration researchers Dr. Phillip Koehler, Dr. Roberto Pereira, Dr. Joseph Diclaro, and Jeff Hertz (Diclaro and Hertz are in the Navy) worked to develop the Florida Fly Baiter (FFB).

Through collaboration FFB research was funded by the Department of Defense Deployed War-Fighter Protection Program, which seeks to better protect troops from insect-borne diseases. Military personnel well-know the need for effective fly control. The FFB was further developed, and is now available through, the Killgerm Group and its PestWest subsidiary.

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