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Title Advances in human vector control / J. Marshall Clark, editor ; Jeffrey R. Bloomquist, editor ; Hitoshi Kawsada, editor ; sponsored by the ACS AGRO Division, Pesticide Science Society of Japan
Published Washington, DC : American Chemical Society ; [New York] : Distributed by Oxford University Press, ©2009

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 241 pages, 4 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Series ACS symposium series ; 1014
ACS symposium series ; 1014.
Contents Vector biology diagnostics and public health pesticides development through the product development partnership route / Janet Hemingway -- Pyrethroid resistance in the African malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae, and potential of alternative insecticides for indoor residual spraying and use on mosquito nets / Mark Rowland and Raphael N'Guessan -- Insecticide resistance in the mosquito Culex pipiens complex : concerns about development of pyrethroid resistance / Osamu Komagata, Shinji Kasai, and Takashi Tomita -- Vector control for prevention of dengue : current status and future strategies / Tessa B. Knox and Thomas W. Scott -- Current status and challenges of Chagas disease control initiatives in the Americas / Jun Nakagawa -- Human head lice : status, control, and resistance / J. Marshall Clark ... et al. -- ABC's of indoor health : allergens, baits, and cockroach mitigation strategies / Coby Schal -- Current status of house dust mites in Japan and prospects for control agents / Tomoyuki Hashimoto
Controlling dengue virus transmission in the field with genetically modified mosquitoes / Ken E. Olson and Alexander W.E. Franz -- Pharmacological mapping of the acetylcholinesterase catalytic gorge in mosquitoes with bis(n)-tacrines / Troy D. Anderson ... et al. -- Olyset net : a long lasting insecticidal net for vector control / Takaaki Itoh [and others] -- Biological efficacy of metofluthrin, a new pyrethroid insecticide, highly effective against mosquitoes / Takao Ishiwatari ... et al. -- An inconvenient truth of pyrethroids-do they have a promising future? / Hitoshi Kawada -- The body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus (Phthiraptera : Pediculidae), genome project : past, present, and opportunities for the futures / Barry R. Pittendrigh ... et al. -- Resistance management of the human head louse using molecular tools / Si Hyeock Lee ... et al. -- Monitoring of kdr-mediated pyrethroid resistance in head louse colonies in Japan / Shinji Kasai ... et al
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
Subject Vector control.
Insect pests -- Control.
Insects as carriers of disease.
Insecticides.
Pesticides
Arthropod Vectors
Investigative Techniques
Communicable Disease Control
Disease Vectors
Public Health Practice
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Specialty Uses of Chemicals
Toxic Actions
Agrochemicals
Disease Transmission, Infectious
Chemical Actions and Uses
Public Health
Chemicals and Drugs
Environment and Public Health
Delivery of Health Care
Insecticides
Insect Vectors
Insect Control
Methods
Arachnid Vectors
Pest Control
MEDICAL -- Forensic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
Insect pests -- Control.
Insecticides.
Insects as carriers of disease.
Vector control.
Public Health.
Health & Biological Sciences.
Transmission of Disease.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Clark, J. Marshall (John Marshall), 1949-
Bloomquist, Jeffrey R. (Jeffrey Richard)
Kawada, Hitoshi, editor.
American Chemical Society. Division of Agrochemicals.
American Chemical Society.
Nihon Nōyaku Gakkai.
LC no. 2009020530
ISBN 9780841225114
0841225117