Biological control of malaria vectors.

  title={Biological control of malaria vectors.},
  author={Pradeep Kumar Das and D Dominic Amalraj},
  journal={The Indian journal of medical research},
A comprehensive review is presented of the potentiality of biocontrol agents viz. entomophagus bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis and Bacillus sphaericus), fungi, microsporidians, predators and parasites against malaria vectors in the field condition. Unlike insecticides, these control agents are host specific and safer to the environment. However, barring fishes which are being used in certain situations, other biocontrol agents have not yet reached the operational stage. Two… CONTINUE READING
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