Mosquitoes and Their Control

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Springer Science & Business Media, Oct 31, 2003 - Science - 498 pages
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Mosquitoes and their Control presents a multitude of information on bionomics, systematics, ecology and control of both pestiferous (nuisance) and disease vectors in an easily readable style providing practical guidance and important information to both professional and layman alike.
Ninety-two species and subspecies belonging to 8 genera and 18 subgenera are described in the fully illustrated identification keys to adult females and males and fourth-instar larvae. The illustrated keys are followed by a detailed description of the morphology, biology and distribution of each species including over 700 detailed drawings.
Mosquitoes and their Control includes:
-systematics and biology;
-medical significance;
-research techniques;
-fully illustrated identification keys for larval and adult mosquito genera;
-morphology, ecology and distribution of the 92 species identified in the keys;
-biological, chemical and physical control.
Mosquitoes and their Control is a valuable tool for vector ecologists, entomologists, and all those involved with mosquito control, biology, ecology and systematics worldwide. It will especially benefit the students, scientists and professionals dealing on a day-to-day basis with mosquitoes and their control. Society as a whole, stands to gain from improved, environmentally responsible mosquito management programmes designed on the basis of the broader understanding of mosquitoes and their control provided in this enlightening book.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Biology of Mosquitoes
9
Medical Importance of Mosquitoes
29
Conclusions
39
Mosquito Research
41
CONTENTS
45
Morphology of Mosquitoes
57
Key to Female Mosquitoes
87
Culex Culex theileri Theobald 1903
300
Biological Control
345
Chemical Control
377
Physical Control
407
Personal Protection
411
Integrated Pest Management
417
Implementation and Integration of Mosquito Control Measures
425
References
453

Key to Male Mosquitoes
109
Genus Culiseta
129
MORPHOLOGY ECOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION OF EUROPEAN SPECIES
161
Subfamily Culicinae
193

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