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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: [evaluation Of The Sensitivity Of Adult Culex Quinquefasciatus Say To Chemical Insecticides].
Author: de Andrade, C F
Abstract: The sensitivity of the adult house mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus to 5 chemical insecticides was evaluated under laboratory conditions, based on the Median Lethal Time (LT50) criterion. The organophosphorous Malathion and four pyrethroids: Bifenthrin, Deltamethrin, Esfenvalerate and Alfamethrin were utilized. An easy and efficient technique was suggested for the testing of one-day-old adults, including five repetitions for each treatment. The results revealed the full adequacy of this method for routine use. Further, no resistance to the 5 chemical compounds was detected among this natural population of Cx. quinquefasciatus.
Subject: Animals
Biological Assay
Drug Resistance
Rights: aberto
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Date Issue: 1990
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