Evaluation of EMD vaporizers and bioallethrin vaporizing mats against mosquito vectors

Autor(es): Amalraj D D; Kalyanasundaram M; Das P K

Resumo: Different Electric-Mat-Device (EMD) vaporizers and bioallethrin impregnated mats were evaluated for the knockdown and mortality in the adults of Culex quinquefasciatus, Anopheles stephensi and Aedes aegypti. Percentage knockdown of 80-100 was recorded throughout the test period of 11 hours. However, the percentage mortality observed was not appreciable in all types of EMD vaporizers. Device A" was found to be effective only against Ae. aegypti. Devices "C" and "D" showed moderate effects against An. stephensi and Ae. aegypti. Only device "B" was found to give appreciable mortality in all three vector mosquito species compared to other devices which may be attributed to the uniform release rate (2 mg/hour) of bioallethrin."

Imprenta: The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, v. 23, n. 3, p. 474-478, 1992

Descritores: Aedes aegypti - Public health

Data de publicação: 1992