publication . Other literature type . Article . 2008

Dynamics of insecticide resistance

Frederic SIMARD; Chouaïbou Seïdou Mouhamadou;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Feb 2008
  • Country: France
Objective To explore temporal variation in insecticide susceptibility of Anopheles gambiae s.l. populations to the four chemical groups of insecticides used in public health and agriculture, in close match with the large-scale cotton spraying programme implemented in the cotton-growing area of North Cameroon. methods Mosquito larvae were collected in 2005 before (mid June), during (mid August) and at the end (early October) of the cotton spraying programme. Larvae were sampled in breeding sites located within the cotton fields in Gaschiga and Pitoa, and in Garoua, an urban cotton-free area that served as a control. Insecticide susceptibility tests were carried o...
Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseases
free text keywords: malaria, Anopheles gambiae, Anopheles arabiensis, insecticide resistance, agriculture, Cameroon, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Parasitology, Infectious Diseases, L73 - Maladies des animaux, Anopheles, Gossypium, Résistance aux pesticides, Insecticide, Carbamate, Pyréthrine de syntèse, DDT, Composé organophosphoré,,,,,,,,,,,,
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