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Open Access | The infectivity of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana to insecticide-resistant and susceptible Anopheles arabiensis mosquitoes at two different temperatures

March 14, 2010 - 10:36 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Christophe K Kikankie, Basil D Brooke, Bart GJ Knols, Lizette L Koekemoer, Marit Farenhorst, Richard H Hunt, Matthew B Thomas, Maureen Coetzee
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:71 (8 March 2010)

These results provide evidence that the entomopathogenic fungus B. bassiana has potential for use as an alternative vector control tool against insecticide-resistant mosquitoes under conditions typical of indoor resting environments.

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Open Access | Factors affecting fungus-induced larval mortality in Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles stephensi

January 20, 2010 - 09:29 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Tullu Bukhari, Anthonieke Middelman, Constantianus JM Koenraadt, Willem Takken, Bart GJ Knols
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:22 (19 January 2010)

Further data on an interesting new approach for biological mosquito larval control.

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