Field evaluation of Bacillus sphaericus, H5a5b and B. thuringiensis var. israelensis, H-14 against the Bancroftian filariasis vector Culex quinquefasciatus, Say in Chennai, India.

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Fortnightly application of Bacillus sphaericus (strain B101, serotype H5a5b) and B. thuringiensis var. israelensis (strain 164, serotype H-14) in two different waterways of Chennai @ 1 g/sq m surface area has resulted in significant reduction in both immature and adult densities of Culex quinquefasciatus Say. The use of these biolarvicides as biocontrol… (More)

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@article{Kar1997FieldEO, title={Field evaluation of Bacillus sphaericus, H5a5b and B. thuringiensis var. israelensis, H-14 against the Bancroftian filariasis vector Culex quinquefasciatus, Say in Chennai, India.}, author={Indra Narayan Kar and Alex Eapen and K. Ravindran and R. K. Chandrahas and N. C. Appavoo and Arhanti Sadanand and B Dhanraj}, journal={Indian journal of malariology}, year={1997}, volume={34 1}, pages={25-36} }