Biological and Environmental Control of Disease Vectors

Biological and Environmental Control of Disease Vectors

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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 programmes relies on pesticides, there is a resurgence in the research and utilisation 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.The F-diagram, showing the different faecala€“oral transmission routes (adapted from Wagner Fig. ... The common housefly and blow flies are associated with the spread of diarrhoeal disease, while the bazaar fly, more commonly found in warm anbsp;...

Title:Biological and Environmental Control of Disease Vectors
Author:Mary M. Cameron, Lena M. Lorenz
Publisher:CABI - 2013


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