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Biological and Environmental Control of Disease Vectors

ISBN/ASIN: 1845939867,9781845939861 | 2013 | English | pdf | 232/218 pages | 3.08 Mb
Publisher: CABI | Author: Mary M. Cameron, Lena M. Lorenz | Edition: 1

Covering the theory and practice of non-insecticidal control of insect vectors of human disease, this book provides an overview of methods including the use of botanical biocides and insect-derived semiochemicals, with an overall focus on integrated vector management strategies. While the mainstay of malaria control programs rely on pesticides, there is a resurgence in the research and utilization of non-insecticidal control measures due to concerns over rapid development and spread of insecticide resistance, and long-term environmental impacts. This book provides examples of successful applications in the field and recommendations for future use.

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