National progress in dengue vector control in Vietnam: survey for Mesocyclops (Copepoda), Micronecta (Corixidae), and fish as biological control agents.

@article{Nam2000NationalPI,
  title={National progress in dengue vector control in Vietnam: survey for Mesocyclops (Copepoda), Micronecta (Corixidae), and fish as biological control agents.},
  author={V. S. Nam and N. Y{\^e}n and M. Hołyńska and J. Reid and B. Kay},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2000},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={
          5-10
        }
}
  • V. S. Nam, N. Yên, +2 authors B. Kay
  • Published 2000
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
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