Biological and Environmental Control of Disease Vectors by Mary M. Cameron, Lena M. Lorenz

By Mary M. Cameron, Lena M. Lorenz

Masking the idea and perform of non-insecticidal keep an eye on of insect vectors of human sickness, this booklet presents an outline of equipment together with using botanical biocides and insect-derived semiochemicals, with an total specialise in built-in vector administration options. whereas the mainstay of malaria keep an eye on courses depend upon insecticides, there's a resurgence within the examine and usage of non-insecticidal regulate measures because of issues over swift improvement and unfold of insecticide resistance, and long term environmental affects. This publication offers examples of winning purposes within the box and suggestions for destiny use.

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I. (2001) Selective oviposition by Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in response to Mesocyclops longisetus (copepoda: Cyclopoidea) under laboratory and field conditions. Journal of Medical Entomology 38, 188–192. Trpis, M. (1973) Interaction between the predator Toxorhynchites brevipalpis and its prey Aedes aegypti. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 49, 359–365. Tsao, W. and Li, X. (1983) Biological control – one of the fine traditions of ancient Chinese agricultural techniques. Scientia Agricultura Sinica 1, 92–98.

2009; see Kirby, Chapter 7, this volume). The biopesticides Bti and Bacillus sphaericus (Bs) are commercially available and are being used to control mosquitoes all over the world (Lacey, 2007). , Chapter 5, this volume). For all disease control strategies, components of an IVM programme should be chosen on merit. Factors relating to costeffectiveness, efficiency, environmental impact and the specific local situation need to be considered (Lacey and Orr, 1994; WHO, 2004). At present, the only arthropods that fulfil the necessary requirements to be intentionally integrated into an IVM programme are copepod predators (Kay and Nam, 2005).

D. (1984) Development and survival of immature mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in Philippine rice fields. Journal of Medical Entomology 21, 283–291. K. and Yan, G. (2006) Effects of larval competitors and predators on oviposition site selection of Anopheles gambiae Sensu Stricto. Journal of Medical Entomology 43, 221–224. K. and Yan, G. l. (Diptera: Culicidae) in natural habitats in western Kenya highlands. Journal of Medical Entomology 44, 758–764. , Lozano, R. D. (2012) Global malaria mortality between 1980 and 2010: a systematic analysis.

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