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Title: Evaluation of certain insecticides on nettings for their efficacy and wash resistance against mosquito species
Authors: Jeyalakshmi, T
Shanmugasundaram, R
Keywords: Insecticides
Net treatment
Wash resistance
Issue Date: Jun-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Five insecticides (Bifenthrin, Deltamethrin, Etofenprox, Permethrin and Lamda cyhalothrin) recommended by WHO, at their recommended dose were compared for their efficacy and wash resistance through bioassay against mosquito vectors, <i style="">Culex quinquefasciatus, Aedes aegypti </i>and<i style=""> Anopheles stephensi</i>. Etofenprox treated nettings exhibited better knockdown and mortality than the other insecticides. The order of efficacy of the insecticides treated nettings was Etofenprox ≥ Deltamethrin > Lambda cyhalothrin > Permethrin > Bifenthrin.
Description: 439-442
ISSN: 0975-1009 (Online); 0019-5189 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJEB Vol.50(06) [June 2012]

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