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Title Genetic control of malaria and dengue / edited by Zach N. Adelman
Published London : Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, [2015]
©2016
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Contents Front Cover; Genetic Control of Malaria and Dengue; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Biography; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapters 8, 13; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; 1 Transgenic Pests and Human Health: A Short Overview of Social, Cultural, and Scientific Considerations; Introduction; Current State of GMOs; Dengue Fever and Malaria; Dengue Fever; Malaria; Dengue and Malaria Control
IntroductionAgricultural Applications of Genetic Control Lead the Field; Eradication of the New World Screwworm Fly Cochliomyia hominivorax Using the Sterile Insect Technique; Use of Genetic Sexing Strains in Mediterranean Fruit Fly SIT Programs; The Australian Sheep Blowfly (Lucilia cuprina) Field Female Killing Strains; The Current State of Using SIT to Control Agricultural Pests; Attempts to Extend Genetic Control to Mosquitoes; Progress Without Modern Biotechnology; Cytoplasmic Incompatibility and Wolbachia Population Replacement; Classical SIT; Chromosome Rearrangements
Malaria Parasites and Their Public Health SignificanceCurrent Approaches for Malaria Vector Control; Biological and Ecological Considerations for GM Release and Monitoring; Operational Considerations and Capacity Building in Africa; References; 4 Ecology of Malaria Vectors and Current (Nongenetic) Methods of Control in the Asia Region; Malaria Risk in the South East Asia Region; Ecology of Common Malaria Vectors; Anopheles culicifacies; Anopheles fluviatilis; Anopheles stephensi; Anopheles dirus; Anopheles minimus; Current (Nongenetic) Methods of Vector Control; Indoor Residual Spraying
Population Replacement Without TransgenesisModern Biotechnology Attempts to Cover the Achilles Heel of Mosquito SIT; Increasing Suppression Leveraging Larval Competition; Paratransgenesis Using Transgenic Symbionts; Population Replacement with Factors Detrimental to Mosquitoes; Population Replacement with Beneficial Factors; Acknowledgments; References; 3 Considerations for Disrupting Malaria Transmission in Africa Using Genetically Modified Mosquitoes, Ecology of Anopheline...; Malaria in Africa: Current Situation; Malaria Vectors in the African Region
Things to Consider Before Implementing GMO Control MethodsAllocating Resources Between Treatment and Control; Economic Development; Community Engagement; Values and Ethics of Control Measures; Stewardship; Animal Welfare; Justice As Fairness; Precaution; An Ethical, Cultural, and Social Framework; Regulation, Deliberation, and Public Communication of Biotechnology; Current US Regulation of Biotechnology; Biotechnology and the Public Sphere; Models of Public Communication; Public Opinion of Transgenics; Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; 2 Concept and History of Genetic Control
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ScienceDirect, viewed October 28, 2015)
Subject Dengue -- Prevention.
Genetic engineering.
Malaria -- Prevention.
Mosquitoes as carriers of disease.
Form Electronic book
Author Adelman, Zach N., editor
ISBN 0128004053 (electronic bk)
9780128004050 (electronic bk)