Targeting a Hidden Enemy: Pyriproxyfen Autodissemination Strategy for the Control of the Container Mosquito Aedes albopictus in Cryptic Habitats

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Chandel, Kshitij; Suman, Devi Shankar; Wang, Yi; Unlu, Isik; Williges, Eric; Williams, Gregory M.; Gaugler, Randy;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 10,issue 12 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5199087, doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005235
  • Subject: Microbial Pathogens | Lipids | Research Article | Earth Sciences | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Chikungunya Virus | Agriculture | Epidemiology | Pathogens | Agrochemicals | Pesticides | Oils | Geography | Alphaviruses | Animals | Pest Control | Insecticides | Disease Vectors | Mosquitoes | Viruses | Biology and Life Sciences | Insect Vectors | Physiology | Arthropoda | Microbiology | Reproductive Physiology | Togaviruses | Urban Areas | Oviposition | Insects | Medical Microbiology | Viral Pathogens | RC955-962 | RNA viruses | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Biochemistry | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Larvicides | Invertebrates | Geographic Areas
    mesheuropmc: fungi | parasitic diseases

BACKGROUND:The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, is a vector of dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika viruses. This mosquito inhabits a wide range of artificial water-holding containers in urban and suburban areas making it difficult to control. We tested the hypothesis t... View more
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