Evaluation of larvicides for the control of Simulium damnosum s.l. (Diptera: Simuliidae) in West Africa.

@article{Kurtak1987EvaluationOL,
  title={Evaluation of larvicides for the control of Simulium damnosum s.l. (Diptera: Simuliidae) in West Africa.},
  author={D C Kurtak and H Jamnback and Robert Meyer and M H Ocran and Philippe Renaud},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={1987},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={201-10}
}
The Onchocerciasis Control Program of the World Health Organization is carrying out an extensive screening program in a search for new larvicides to be used for control of Simulium damnosum s.l. Emphasis has been given to finding a pyrethroid and a carbamate to supplement the organophosphates currently in use. These chemicals with differing modes of action, together with Bacillus thuringiensis H-14, are being used in an attempt to cope with the development and spread of resistance to the… CONTINUE READING