Effects of scarcity and excess of larval food on life history traits of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae).

Few studies have assessed the effects of food scarcity or excess on the life history traits of Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae) independently from larval density. We assessed immature survival, development time, and adult size in relation to food availability. We reared cohorts of 30 Ae. aegypti larvae from newly hatched to adult emergence with… CONTINUE READING