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Biological and environmental control of disease vectors.

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This book, inclusive of 11 chapters, discusses various non-pesticide-based control strategies against several medically-important disease vector species, including those relevant to the control of malaria, dengue, schistosomiasis, and lymphatic filariasis. Each chapter is dedicated to the discussion of a specific strategy, which includes biological control with arthropods, fungi, and larvivorous f...

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Chapter 10 (Page no: 175)

Integrated vector management.

This chapter provides an overview on the concept of integrated vector management, as well as describes its application in the control of medically-important vectors (i.e., Anopheles and Stegomyia mosquitoes) and vector-borne diseases (i.e., malaria, lymphatic filariasis, diarrhoea).

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Lorenz, L. M. Cameron, M. M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 10) Control with arthropods. Author(s): Howard, A. F. V.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 25) Use of larvivorous fish in biological and environmental control of disease vectors. Author(s): Goutam Chandra Anupam Ghosh Indranil Bhattacharjee Ghosh, S. K.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 42) The use of plants in vector control. Author(s): Lorenz, L. M. Maia, M. F. Moore, S. J.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 67) Control of disease vectors using fungi. Author(s): Stevenson, J. C. Harris, A. F. Knols, B. G. J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 95) Vector control using semiochemicals. Author(s): Logan, J. G. Pickett, J. A. Cameron, M. M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 117) House screening. Author(s): Kirby, M. J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 144) Sanitation and vector control. Author(s): Ensink, J. H. J. Konradsen, F. Cairncross, S.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 162) Water management for disease vector control. Author(s): Konradsen, F. Hoek, W. van der Ensink, J. H. J.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 190) Evidence required for adoption of new vector control methods in public health. Author(s): Lines, J.