Breeding of Anopheles mosquitoes in irrigated areas of South Punjab, Pakistan.

  title={Breeding of Anopheles mosquitoes in irrigated areas of South Punjab, Pakistan.},
  author={Nathaly Herrel and Felix Prashantha Amerasinghe and Jeroen H. J. Ensink and Muhammad Haroon Mukhtar and Wim van der Hoek and Flemming Konradsen},
  journal={Medical and veterinary entomology},
  volume={15 3},
As part of investigations on potential linkages between irrigation and malaria transmission, all surface water bodies in and around three villages along an irrigation distributary in South Punjab, Pakistan, were surveyed for anopheline mosquito larvae (Diptera: Culicidae) from April 1999 to March 2000. Samples were characterized according to exposure to sunlight, substratum, presence of vegetation, fauna, inorganic matter and physical water condition (clear/turbid/foul). Also water temperature… CONTINUE READING

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