Just in time for summer - how did NJ manage mosquito control in the 1900's?
Take a look at these Mosquito Extermination Commission Reports from the early 1900's. There is additional information about pesticide use in NJEDL as well. In New Jersey, organized mosquito control work began in the early 1900s following the discovery that mosquitoes were directly responsible for the transmission of some of the most deadly diseases known to man and his animals.
Read more about the NJDEP Office of Mosquito Control Coordination and the New Jersey State Mosquito Control Commission at http://www.nj.gov/dep/mosquito/