Malaria mosquito resistance to agricultural insecticides: Risk area mapping in Thailand

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IWMI, 2006 - Malaria - 62 pages
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The purpose of this study was to identify risk areas in Thailand where insecticide resistance in malaria mosquitoes might develop as a consequence of crop protection activities in agriculture. The study provides guidelines on how to delineate risk areas. A review of insecticide resistance in disease vectors and the potential role of agricultural insecticides is presented. 

 

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Hans J. Overgaard is a Medical Entomologist. He is currently affiliated with the Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research. During 2003-2005 he was a Post-Doc Researcher at the Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the University of Life Sciences, Norway and the International Water Management Institute, Southeast Asia Regional Office (IWMI-SEA); and a visiting professor at Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand. Current contact details of author: Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research (Bioforsk), Høgskoleveien 7, 1432 Ås, Norway. Email: hans.overgaard@bioforsk.no / hansovergaard@yahoo.se 

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