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Seasonal trends in epidemiological and entomological profiles of malaria transmission in North Central Nigeria.
The influence of seasonal changes on epidemiological and entomological indices of malaria transmission in North Central Nigeria was elucidated in a series of studies carried out between January 2004Expand
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Mosquito Species Occurrence and Diversity in Conventional larval breeding sites in Minna metropolis, Nigeria
This study was carried out to provide epidemiological information on the distribution and diversity of vector mosquito species in conventional larval breeding habitats in Minna Metropolis, Nigeria.Expand
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Quantifying the roles of water pH and hardness levels in development and biological fitness indices of Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae)
The present study was designed to quantify the contributions of water pH and hardness required for development and adult fitness indices of Culex quinquefasciatus (Cx. quinquefasciatus) mosquitoes.Expand
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Quantifying the Influence of Larval Density on Disease Transmission Indices in Culex quinquefasciatus, the Major African Vector of Filariasis
Larval crowding is one of the abiotic factors affecting biological fitness in mosquitoes. This study aims at elucidating, quantitatively, the influence of more larval crowding on aspects of fitnessExpand
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Influence of rearing-water temperature on life stages’ vector attributes, distribution and utilisation of metabolic reserves in Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae): implications for disease
BackgroundThis study aims at determining the effects of rearing water temperature on immature development, adult vectorial attributes and teneral accumulation in Culex quinquefasciatus (Cx.Expand
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Genetic Variations in Bionomics of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) Mosquito Population in Minna, North Central Nigeria
The need to have an improved knowledge on the bioecology of Culex quinquefasciatus, a prerequisite in the development of cost-effective control strategies, has informed the present preliminaryExpand
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Effects of Varying Photoperiodic Regimens on Critical Biological Fitness Traits of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) Mosquito Vector
This study investigated the effects of varying photoperiodic conditions on critical life stages’ parameters of Culex quinquefasciatus. To this end, first larval stage was reared under differentExpand
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Influence of Ecological Setting on Occurrence of Artificial Container-breeding Vector Mosquito Species (Diptera: Culicidae) and Oviposition Attraction to Mineral Salts in Larval Habitats, in Minna,
The peculiar challenges associated with mosquito vector control in developing urban areas, occasioned by the complex heterogeneity in vector behaviour and population dynamics, informed this study toExpand
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Larvicidal and Growth-Regulatory Activities of Methanolic and N-hexane Extracts of Leaf of Ficus vallis-choudae Delile (Rosales: Moraceae) against Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae)
The study aimed at determining the larvicidal and Insect-Growth-Regulating (IGR) potentials of n-hexane and methanolic extracts of Leaf of Ficus vallis-choudae against Culex quinquefasciatusExpand
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