From "forest malaria" to "bromeliad malaria": a case-study of scientific controversy and malaria control.

@article{Gadelha1994FromM,
  title={From "forest malaria" to "bromeliad malaria": a case-study of scientific controversy and malaria control.},
  author={Patricia Gadelha},
  journal={Parassitologia},
  year={1994},
  volume={36 1-2},
  pages={175-95}
}
The article analyses the evolution of knowledge and rationale of control of a special case of malaria transmission based on Bromelia-Kerteszia complex. Since bromeliaceae function as a 'host of the carrier' and were previously associated with natural forests, the elucidation of bromeliad malaria historically elicited controversies concerning the imputation of Kertesziae as transmitters as well as over control strategies directed to bromelia eradication (manual removal, herbicides and… CONTINUE READING
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