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Spatial distribution and habitat characterization of anopheline mosquito larvae in Western Kenya.
Studies were conducted to characterize larval habitats of anopheline mosquitoes and to analyze spatial heterogeneity of mosquito species in the Suba District of western Kenya. A total of 128 aquaticExpand
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Spatial and temporal heterogeneity of Anopheles mosquitoes and Plasmodium falciparum transmission along the Kenyan coast.
The seasonal dynamics and spatial distributions of Anopheles mosquitoes and Plasmodium falciparum parasites were studied for one year at 30 villages in Malindi, Kilifi, and Kwale Districts along theExpand
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Habitat characteristics of Anopheles gambiae s.s. larvae in a Kenyan highland.
Anopheline larval habitats associated with a swamp, were examined in a highland area (1910 m elevation) of western Kenya. A significant association was found between occurrence of Anopheles gambiaeExpand
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Anopheline Mosquito Survival Strategies During the Dry Period in Western Kenya
Abstract The dry season survival mechanism of Anopheles gambiae Giles is one of the most vexing deficiencies in our understanding of the biology of the major malaria vectors. In this study, weExpand
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Short report: permethrin and DDT resistance in the malaria vector Anopheles arabiensis from eastern Sudan.
Assessment of resistance to DDT and permethrin insecticides and molecular detection of knockdown resistance (kdr) alleles were conducted in three populations of Anopheles arabiensis from easternExpand
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Influence of Sugar Availability and Indoor Microclimate on Survival of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) Under Semifield Conditions in Western Kenya
Abstract The influence of indoor microclimate on survival of female Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto Giles (Diptera: culicidae) mosquitoes fed on different nutrition sources was evaluated in aExpand
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Synergies in integrated malaria control.
Combination of malaria vector control strategies, particularly insecticide-based approaches, needs careful con sideration. Responsibility to imple ment a sound strategy goes beyond immediateExpand
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Susceptibility of Anopheles gambiae complex mosquitoes to microbial larvicides in diverse ecological settings in western Kenya.
The microbial larvicides Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis (Bti) and Bacillus sphaericus (Bs) (Bacillales: Bacillaceae) are well known for their efficacy and safety in mosquito control. InExpand
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Molecular analysis of population genetic variability and insecticide resistance of the yellow fever mosquito in Trinidad and Tobago - abstract
Spatial patterns of genetic variants in natural populations are the combined effects of various evolutionary forces and demographic structure. Population life history and mating structure haveExpand