W Takken

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Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Odor-mediated behavior of Afrotropical malaria mosquitoes
    W Takken
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands
    Annu Rev Entomol 44:131-57. 1999
  2. ncbi Low larval vector survival explains unstable malaria in the western Kenya highlands
    C J M Koenraadt
    Laboratory of Entomology, Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1195-205. 2006
  3. doi Behavioural responses of Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto to components of human breath, sweat and urine depend on mixture composition and concentration
    Y T Qiu
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Med Vet Entomol 25:247-55. 2011
  4. ncbi Differential behaviour of Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto (Diptera: Culicidae) to human and cow odours in the laboratory
    H V Pates
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen Agricultural University, PO Box 8031, Wageningen, 6700 EH, The Netherlands
    Bull Entomol Res 91:289-96. 2001
  5. ncbi Interindividual variation in the attractiveness of human odours to the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae s. s
    Y T Qiu
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Med Vet Entomol 20:280-7. 2006
  6. ncbi Innate preference for host-odor blends modulates degree of anthropophagy of Anopheles gambiae sensu lato (Diptera: Culicidae)
    T Dekker
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    J Med Entomol 38:868-71. 2001
  7. ncbi Susceptibility of Anopheles quadriannulatus Theobald (Diptera: Culicidae) to Plasmodium falciparum
    W Takken
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 93:578-80. 1999
  8. ncbi Unexpected anthropophagic behaviour in Anopheles quadriannulatus
    H V Pates
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands
    Med Vet Entomol 15:293-8. 2001
  9. ncbi Evaluation of methods for sampling the malaria vector Anopheles darlingi (Diptera, Culicidae) in Suriname and the relation with its biting behavior
    H Hiwat
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, P O Box 8031, 6700 EH, The Netherlands
    J Med Entomol 48:1039-46. 2011
  10. doi Assessing the efficacy of candidate mosquito repellents against the background of an attractive source that mimics a human host
    D J Menger
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Med Vet Entomol 28:407-13. 2014

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi Odor-mediated behavior of Afrotropical malaria mosquitoes
    W Takken
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands
    Annu Rev Entomol 44:131-57. 1999
    ..It is foreseen that increased knowledge of odor-mediated behaviors will be applied in the development of novel sampling techniques and possibly alternative methods of intervention to control malaria...
  2. ncbi Low larval vector survival explains unstable malaria in the western Kenya highlands
    C J M Koenraadt
    Laboratory of Entomology, Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1195-205. 2006
    ..However, temporary favourable conditions, such as during El NiƱo years, may increase larval vector survival and may lead to malaria epidemics...
  3. doi Behavioural responses of Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto to components of human breath, sweat and urine depend on mixture composition and concentration
    Y T Qiu
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Med Vet Entomol 25:247-55. 2011
    ..By contrast, a human-specific armpit odour, 7-octenoic acid, augmented the attraction exerted by the combination of ammonia and lactic acid at a specific dosage...
  4. ncbi Differential behaviour of Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto (Diptera: Culicidae) to human and cow odours in the laboratory
    H V Pates
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen Agricultural University, PO Box 8031, Wageningen, 6700 EH, The Netherlands
    Bull Entomol Res 91:289-96. 2001
    ..gambiae s.s., whilst host specific cues such as human skin residues play a major role and very effectively demonstrated anthropophilic behaviour in the laboratory...
  5. ncbi Interindividual variation in the attractiveness of human odours to the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae s. s
    Y T Qiu
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Med Vet Entomol 20:280-7. 2006
    ..These results confirm that odour contributes to the differences in attractiveness of humans to mosquitoes...
  6. ncbi Innate preference for host-odor blends modulates degree of anthropophagy of Anopheles gambiae sensu lato (Diptera: Culicidae)
    T Dekker
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    J Med Entomol 38:868-71. 2001
    ..Cheese odor, which attracted An. gambiae, did not result in higher trap catch of An. quadriannulatus. We conclude that the degree of anthropophagy of An. gambiae s.l. has an innate olfactory basis...
  7. ncbi Susceptibility of Anopheles quadriannulatus Theobald (Diptera: Culicidae) to Plasmodium falciparum
    W Takken
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 93:578-80. 1999
    ..All of the An. gambiae dissected 14 days after the infectious blood meal had sporozoites in their salivary glands. The results demonstrate that An. quadriannulatus is susceptible to infections with P. falciparum...
  8. ncbi Unexpected anthropophagic behaviour in Anopheles quadriannulatus
    H V Pates
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands
    Med Vet Entomol 15:293-8. 2001
    ..These results confirm the olfactometer findings and demonstrate anthropophagic behaviour not previously recorded in this species. This finding has implications for prospective manipulation of host preference for genetic control purposes...
  9. ncbi Evaluation of methods for sampling the malaria vector Anopheles darlingi (Diptera, Culicidae) in Suriname and the relation with its biting behavior
    H Hiwat
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, P O Box 8031, 6700 EH, The Netherlands
    J Med Entomol 48:1039-46. 2011
    ..It is concluded that odor-baited sampling systems can reliably collect An. darlingi, but the odor bait needs to be improved, for instance, by including host-specific volatiles, to match live human baits...
  10. doi Assessing the efficacy of candidate mosquito repellents against the background of an attractive source that mimics a human host
    D J Menger
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Med Vet Entomol 28:407-13. 2014
    ..We conclude that the lactones are highly promising repellents, particularly because these compounds are pleasant-smelling, natural products that are also present in human food sources. ..
  11. ncbi The effects of rainfall and evapotranspiration on the temporal dynamics of Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Anopheles arabiensis in a Kenyan village
    C J M Koenraadt
    Laboratory of Entomology, Department of Plant Sciences, Wageningen University, P O Box 8031, 6700 EH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Trop 90:141-53. 2004
    ..Although not significantly correlated, the ratio of rainfall over precipitation/potential evapotranspiration (P/PE), indicative of the humidity conditions in the area, was probably the driving force of this increase...
  12. ncbi Behavioural and electrophysiological responses of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae Giles sensu stricto (Diptera: Culicidae) to human skin emanations
    Y T Qiu
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Med Vet Entomol 18:429-38. 2004
    ..Glass beads provide a suitable neutral substrate for the transfer of human odour to enable chemical analysis of the human skin emanations for identification of kairomones of anthropophilic mosquitoes...