Factors influencing the abundance of Japanese encephalitis vectors in ricefields in India – I. Abiotic

@article{Sunish2001FactorsIT,
  title={Factors influencing the abundance of Japanese encephalitis vectors in ricefields in India – I. Abiotic},
  author={I. P. Sunish and R. S. Reuben},
  journal={Medical and Veterinary Entomology},
  year={2001},
  volume={15}
}
  • I. Sunish, R. Reuben
  • Published 1 December 2001
  • Environmental Science
  • Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Abstract. Mosquitoes of the Culex vishnui subgroup (Diptera: Culicidae) are the most important vectors of Japanese encephalitis (JE) and ricefields are their most productive breeding sites in south India, where predominant species of this subgroup are Culex tritaeniorhynchus Giles, Cx. pseudovishnui Colless and Cx. vishnui Theobald sensu stricto. The relationship of 13 abiotic variables with the abundance of Cx. vishnui subgroup immatures was investigated in transplanted rice fields for 3 years… 

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