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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 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
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Insect pests -- Control.
Insects as carriers of disease.
Vector control.
Insect Control -- methods.
Arachnid Vectors.
Insect Vectors.
Pest Control.
Form Electronic book
Author Bloomquist, Jeffrey R. (Jeffrey Richard)
Clark, J. Marshall (John Marshall), 1949-
Kawada, Hitoshi.
American Chemical Society.
American Chemical Society. Division of Agrochemicals.
Nihon Nōyaku Gakkai.
ISBN 0841225117
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)