ENVIRONMENTAL COVARIATES OF ANOPHELES ARABIENSIS IN A RICE AGROECOSYSTEM IN MWEA, CENTRAL KENYA

@inproceedings{Mwangangi2007ENVIRONMENTALCO,
  title={ENVIRONMENTAL COVARIATES OF ANOPHELES ARABIENSIS IN A RICE AGROECOSYSTEM IN MWEA, CENTRAL KENYA},
  author={Joseph Mumo Mwangangi and Ephantus J. Muturi and Josephat I. Shililu and Simon M. Muriu and Benjamin G. Jacob and Ephantus W. Kabiru and Charles M Mbogo and John I. Githure and Robert J. Novak},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={2007}
}
ABSTRACT Water quality of aquatic habitats is an important determinant of female mosquito oviposition and successful larval development. This study examined the influence of environmental covariates on Anopheles arabiensis mosquito abundance in the Mwea Irrigation Scheme, Central Province of Kenya, prior to implementation of a malaria vector control program. Experimental rice plots were used to examine the environmental covariates responsible for regulating abundance and diversity of the… 

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