Review of blackfly (Diptera: Simuliidae) control in South Africa.

@article{Myburgh2003ReviewOB,
  title={Review of blackfly (Diptera: Simuliidae) control in South Africa.},
  author={E. Myburgh and E. M. Nevill},
  journal={The Onderstepoort journal of veterinary research},
  year={2003},
  volume={70 4},
  pages={
          307-16
        }
}
The medical, veterinary and economic importance of blackflies in South Africa, and the historical development of blackfly control programmes in various South African rivers, are reviewed in this paper. [] Key Result The larvicides temephos and B. thuringiensis proved to be effective and are still used in several control programmes. The latest research focuses on the factors that influence adult blackfly survival and annoyance, as well as the development of methods that can be used to protect sheep from…

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