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Larvicidal effects of various essential oils against Aedes, Anopheles, and Culex larvae (Diptera, Culicidae)
The oils of 41 plants were evaluated for their effects against third-instar larvae of Aedes aegypti, Anopheles stephensi and Culex quinquefasciatus and induced 100% mortality after 24 h, or even after shorter periods.
Repellency effect of forty-one essential oils against Aedes, Anopheles, and Culex mosquitoes
Five most effective oils were evaluated against the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus), the malaria vector, Anopheles stephensi (Liston), and the filariasis and encephalitis vector, Culex quinquefasciatus (Say) (Diptera: Culicidae) using the skin of human volunteers to find out the protection time and repellency.
The piroplasms: life cycle and sexual stages.
Declining malaria, rising of dengue and Zika virus: insights for mosquito vector control
The emerging scenario highlights that the effective and eco-friendly control of mosquito vectors, with special reference to highly invasive species such as Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus, is crucial.
First occurrence of Culicoides obsoletus-transmitted Bluetongue virus epidemic in Central Europe
The finding strongly supports that the BTD-epidemic, which reached in the meantime wide regions of North Rhine–Westphalia in Germany and of the neighbouring countries with several hundreds of affected farms, is initiated by virus transmission during the blood meal of midges of the C. obsoletus complex.
Persistency of larvicidal effects of plant oil extracts under different storage conditions
The persistency of larvicidal effects of 13 oils was examined by storage of 50-ppm solutions under different conditions for 1 month after the preparation of the solutions, finding that the fresh preparations were always the best.
Encyclopedic reference of parasitology
- H. Mehlhorn
The "Encyclopedic Reference of Parasitology", which is the completely revised second edition of "Parasitology in Focus", gives a comprehensive review of the facts and trends in veterinarian and human parasitology.
Encyclopedia of Parasitology
- H. Mehlhorn
- BiologySpringer Berlin Heidelberg
The third edition of this, one of Springer's renowned and authoritative Major Reference Works, contributes to these goals in several ways by increasing the number of entries and improving the content.
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
- H. Mehlhorn
The World Organisation for Animal Health is responsible for improving animal health and welfare worldwide. Created in 1924 as the “Office International des Epizooties” of which it has kept its…
First occurrence of Culicoides obsoletus-transmitted bluetongue virus epidemic in central Europe
The finding strongly supports that the BTD-epidemic, which reached in the meantime wide regions of North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany and of the neighbouring countries with several hundreds of affected farms, is initiated by virus transmission during the blood meal of midges of the C. obsoletus complex.