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Not Open Access | Inversion polymorphism and ecological specialization of malaria mosquitoes (Diptera, Culicidae) in Karelia

July 18, 2012 - 14:52 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
V. P. Perevozkin, M. I. Gordeev, A. V. Moskaev, N. M. Ahmetova and S. S. Bondarchuk
Reference: 
Russian Journal of Genetics,Volume 48, Number 7 (2012), 679-683

Within-species chromosome polymorphism was observed in larva populations of all three species. For A. messeae, maximum karyotype diversity indices were established for the southern and northern regions of Karelia.

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Open Access | Geographic medicine: Oviposition deterrence induced by Ocimum kilimandscharicum and Ocimum suave extracts to gravid Anopheles gambiae s.s (Diptera: Culicidae) in laboratory

August 24, 2010 - 15:25 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Eliningaya J Kweka, Ester E Lyatuu, Michael A Mboya, Beda J Mwang'onde, Aneth M Mahande
Reference: 
Journal of Global Infectious Diseases, Volume 2 : 3 Page : 242-245, 2010

Further research needs to be done on the effect of secondary metabolites of these plant extracts as they decompose in the breeding sites. In the event of favorable results, the potential of these plant extracts can be harnessed on a larger scale.

Geographic medicine: Effect of different hosts on feeding patterns and mortality of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) and their implications on parasite transmission

August 24, 2010 - 14:35 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Eliningaya J Kweka, Beda J Mwang'onde, Lucile Lyaruu, Filemoni Tenu, Aneth M Mahande
Reference: 
Journal of Global Infectious Diseases, Volume 2 : 2 Page : 121-123, 2010

We investigated the feeding and mortality rates of three mosquito species, namely Culex quinquefasciatus, Aedes aegypti and Anopheles arabiensis against three different hosts.

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