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Using catnip as fly control

Researchers are looking into using catnip to control flies.

What do cats and stable flies have in common? They both react to catnip. Researchers are studying catnip as a way to prevent stable flies from biting cattle, and the results are promising.

Radio interview source: Jerry Zhu, Research Entomologist, Agricultural Research Service

Using catnip as fly control

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