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Southwest Ethiopia

Effects of environmental modification on the diversity and positivity of anopheline mosquito aquatic habitats at Arjo-Dedessa irrigation development site, Southwest Ethiopia

February 10, 2020 - 16:31 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Dawit Hawaria, Assalif Demissew, Solomon Kibret, Ming-Chieh Lee, Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Guiyun Yan
Reference: 
Infect Dis Poverty. 2020; 9:9

Irrigated agriculture is key to increase agricultural productivity and ensure food security in Africa. However, unintended negative public health impacts (e.g. malaria) of such environmental modification have been a challenge. This study assessed the diversity and distribution of breeding habitats of malaria vector mosquitoes around Arjo-Dedessa irrigation development site in Southwest Ethiopia.

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