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They hunt by carbon dioxide and heat when odor is blocked by repellents.

The repellents used are either smudges, or surface applications made to keep the flies from biting.

If so, how effective are these repellents in protecting the individual or the species?

Repellents of various kinds are used, for warding off the attacks of the insects.

One of the fly repellents mentioned above may be applied to cattle to protect them from stable flies.

The application of one of the fly repellents already mentioned (p. 502) may help to protect animals from buffalo gnats.

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On this page you'll find 155 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to repellents, such as: inhospitality, repellent, undesirable, ungraciousness, blackballed, and disagreeable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.