Chemosterilants for control of reproduction in the eye gnat (Hippelates collusor) and the mosquito (Culex quinquefasciatus)

@inproceedings{Mulla1968ChemosterilantsFC,
  title={Chemosterilants for control of reproduction in the eye gnat (Hippelates collusor) and the mosquito (Culex quinquefasciatus)},
  author={Mir S. Mulla},
  year={1968}
}
A number of chemical sterilants as well as some antibiotic compounds were evaluated in the laboratory and field for reproduction control in the eye gnat Hippelates collusor (Townsend) and the mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus Say. Reproduction control here denotes the suppression of fecundity. It is achieved either through the reduction in the number of ova produced or a decrease in their viability, or both. The materials were made available to the adult eye gnat as sugar baits, water… 
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