Mosquitoes and Their Control

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9780306473609: Mosquitoes and Their Control

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.

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Mosquitoes and Their Control presents a wealth of information on the bionomics, systematics, ecology, research techniques and control of both nuisance and disease vector mosquitoes in an easily readable style, providing practical guidelines and important information for professionals and laymen alike.

 

Ninety-two European species and more than 100 globally important vector and nuisance species are included in the book. Most of them, including all European species, are described in the fully illustrated identification keys, followed by a detailed description of the morphology, biology, distribution and medical importance of each species, including over 700 detailed drawings.

Mosquitoes and Their Control includes:

  • systematics and biology
  • medical significance
  • research techniques
  • illustrated identification keys for larval and adult mosquito genera
  • morphology, ecology, and distribution of the species identified in the keys
  • biological, chemical, physical and genetic control of mosquitoes

Mosquitoes and Their Control is a valuable tool for vector ecologists, entomologists, and all those involved with mosquito control, biology, ecology, and systematics world-wide. It will especially benefit those professionals, scientists and students dealing with mosquitoes and their control on a day-to-day basis. Society as a whole stands to gain from improved, environmentally responsible mosquito management programs designed on the basis of a broader understanding of mosquitoes and their control, as provided in this enlightening book.

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European Mosquito Bulletin 28 (2010), 246
Journal of the European Mosquito Control Association
ISSN 1460-6127; w.w.w.e-m-b.org

28 (2010), 246
Journal of the European Mosquito Control Association
ISSN 1460-6127; w.w.w.e-m-b.org

First published online 29 November 2010

BOOK REVIEW: Mosquitoes and Their Control. Second Edition...

Mosquitoes and their Control will be appreciated by all involved in the study and control of mosquitoes. It is an authoritative account of the biology and control of mosquitoes and contains a wealth of information on the bionomics, systematics, ecology and control of nuisance species and disease vectors, especially those of the European continent. The importance of mosquitoes is emphasised, both as causes of human suffering and of economic loss. Material in the book is presented in an easily readable style providing essential information and practical guidance to specialist and general entomologists...

...Mosquitoes and their Control is a valuable tool for vector ecologists, entomologists, and all those involved with mosquito control, biology, ecology, and systematics. It will especially benefit students and professionals dealing 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 detailed knowledge of mosquitoes and their control that this book provides.

Keith Snow

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Published by Kluwer/Plenum, New York (2003)
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Book Description Kluwer/Plenum, New York, 2003. Book Condition: Very Good. 498, b/w drawings and photos. . HB. Very good, slight bump to one corner. 1st edition. Systematics & Biology; Medical Significance; Research Techniques; Illustrated Identification Keys for larval and adult genera; Morphology, Ecology and Distribution; Biological, Chemical and Physical Control. [9780306473609]. Bookseller Inventory # 28816

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