Evaluation of cyclopoid copepods for Aedes albopictus control in tires.

@article{Marten1990EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of cyclopoid copepods for Aedes albopictus control in tires.},
  author={Gerald G. Marten},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={1990},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={681-8}
}
Six species of cyclopoid copepods in New Orleans were tested for biological control of Aedes albopictus larvae in discarded tires. Six to 8 weeks after introduction, Diacyclops navus, Acanthocyclops vernalis, Mesocyclops ruttneri and Mesocyclops edax reduced the number of Ae. albopictus larvae by 83, 90, 95 and 96%, respectively. Macrocyclops albidus and Mesocyclops longisetus were the most effective species. Six to 8 weeks after introduction, Macrocyclops albidus reduced Ae. albopictus larvae… CONTINUE READING
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A survey of cyclopoid copepods for control of Aedes albopictus larvae

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