By Mary M. Cameron, Lena M. Lorenz
Masking the idea and perform of non-insecticidal keep an eye on of insect vectors of human illness, this ebook offers an summary of equipment together with using botanical biocides and insect-derived semiochemicals, with an total specialise in built-in vector administration concepts. whereas the mainstay of malaria keep an eye on courses depend on insecticides, there's a resurgence within the learn and usage of non-insecticidal keep an eye on measures as a result of matters over swift improvement and unfold of insecticide resistance, and long term environmental affects. This e-book offers examples of profitable functions within the box and proposals for destiny use.
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However, phenomena such as the ‘egg trap effect’ (Marten and Reid, 2007) show that it can be more effective to have aquatic predators involved in disease vector control rather than just relying on environmental management and removal of mosquito breeding sites. Thus, care should be taken to preserve ecosystems where predators of Anopheles, Culex and Stegomyia mosquitoes can be found, because 21 whether by preserving the status quo or intentionally deploying biological control agents, these predators can play an important role in disease control.
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Biological and Environmental Control of Disease Vectors by Mary M. Cameron, Lena M. Lorenz