Efficacy of Aquatain, a Monomolecular Film, for the Control of Malaria Vectors in Rice Paddies

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Bukhari, Tullu; Takken, Willem; Githeko, Andrew K.; Koenraadt, Constantianus J. M.;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 6,issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3126853, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0021713
  • Subject: Research Article | Freshwater Environments | anopheles-arabiensis patton | Infectious Diseases | lecithin monolayers | arosurf msf | culex-quinquefasciatus | Freshwater Ecology | Ecology | dar-es-salaam | organic-surface-films | Vectors and Hosts | coquillettidia-perturbans | Biology | Microbiology | Ecological Environments | Medicine | mosquito-control | western kenya | Q | R | Vector Biology | Entomology | Science | bacillus-sphaericus | Zoology
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | fungi | parasitic diseases

BACKGROUND: Rice paddies harbour a large variety of organisms including larvae of malaria mosquitoes. These paddies are challenging for mosquito control because their large size, slurry and vegetation make it difficult to effectively apply a control agent. Aquatain, a m... View more
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