Semiochemicals for biting fly control: their identification and exploitation.

  title={Semiochemicals for biting fly control: their identification and exploitation.},
  author={James G. Logan and Michael A Birkett},
  journal={Pest management science},
  volume={63 7},
Insects that feed on the blood of vertebrates are difficult to control, and many previous efforts have been unsuccessful. This is becoming an ever increasing issue, not only in developing countries, but also in developed countries, as exemplified by the recent spread of West Nile virus by mosquitoes across the USA and recent dengue outbreaks in Singapore and Australia. Investigating the ways in which biting insects interact with each other, their environment and their hosts is providing… CONTINUE READING

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