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Use of Bacillus thuringiensis var israelensis as a viable option in an Integrated Malaria Vector Control Programme in the Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana

April 24, 2013 - 16:16 -- Open Access
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Nartey R, Owusu-Dabo E, Kruppa T, Baffour-Awuah S, Annan A, Oppong S, Becker N, Obiri-Danso K
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Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:116 (22 April 2013)
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This study reveals that Bti at a very low dosage of 0.2 kg/ha is highly effective against Anopheles larvae and therefore offers viable options for the management of vector mosquitoes.

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The ecology of mosquitoes in an irrigated vegetable farm in Kumasi, Ghana: abundance, productivity and survivorship

October 16, 2012 - 16:04 -- Patrick Sampao
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Afrane YA, Lawson BW, Brenya R, Kruppa T, Yan G
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Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:233 (15 October 2012)

MalariaWorldThis study showed that adult and larval mosquito abundance and larval survival were high in the irrigated fields in the irrigated vegetable farm.

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