Evaluating the efficacy of biological and conventional insecticides with the new ‘MCD bottle’ bioassay

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Sternberg, Eleanore D; Waite, Jessica L; Thomas, Matthew B;
(2014)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Malaria Journal,volume 13,page499 (issn: 1475-2875, eissn: 1475-2875)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-499, pmc: PMC4300847
  • Subject: Olyset | Fungal entomopathogen | Infectious Diseases | Chlorfenapyr | Bendiocarb | Methodology | Vector control | Resistance | WHOPES | Parasitology
    mesheuropmc: fungi | parasitic diseases

Background Control of mosquitoes requires the ability to evaluate new insecticides and to monitor resistance to existing insecticides. Monitoring tools should be flexible and low cost so that they can be deployed in remote, resource poor areas. Ideally, a bioassay shoul... View more
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