Nuisance midges (Diptera: Chironomidae) and their control in Japan.

@article{Tabaru1987NuisanceM,
  title={Nuisance midges (Diptera: Chironomidae) and their control in Japan.},
  author={Y Tabaru and Kazuaki Moriya and Arshad Ali},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={1987},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={45-9}
}
In recent years, adult Chironomidae (particularly Chironomus yoshimatsui and Tokunagayusurika akamushi) emerging from polluted natural and man-made aquatic habitats in urban areas of Japan have become intolerable because they pose severe nuisance and economic problems. Several organophosphorus (OP) insecticides and insect growth regulators (IGRs) including methoprene and diflubenzuron were tested in the laboratory against C. yoshimatsui and several other midge species. The OP insecticides were… CONTINUE READING
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