insect control

Summary

Summary: The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects through chemical, biological, or other means.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Mechanisms of dsRNA uptake in insects and potential of RNAi for pest control: a review
    Hanneke Huvenne
    Laboratory of Agrozoology, Department of Crop Protection, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Insect Physiol 56:227-35. 2010
  2. ncbi The impact of Chagas disease control in Latin America: a review
    J C P Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30190 002, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97:603-12. 2002
  3. ncbi The Innovative Vector Control Consortium: improved control of mosquito-borne diseases
    Janet Hemingway
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, UK, L3 5QA
    Trends Parasitol 22:308-12. 2006
  4. pmc Community participation in Chagas disease vector surveillance: systematic review
    Fernando Abad-Franch
    Instituto Leônidas e Maria Deane Fiocruz Amazônia, Manaus, Brazil
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1207. 2011
  5. pmc Towards an optimal design of target for tsetse control: comparisons of novel targets for the control of Palpalis group tsetse in West Africa
    Jean Baptiste Rayaisse
    Centre International de Recherche Développement sur l Elevage en zone Subhumide CIRDES, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1332. 2011
  6. ncbi RNA interference for the control of whiteflies (Bemisia tabaci) by oral route
    Santosh Kumar Upadhyay
    National Botanical Research Institute Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow 226 001, India
    J Biosci 36:153-61. 2011
  7. pmc Improving the cost-effectiveness of visual devices for the control of riverine tsetse flies, the major vectors of human African trypanosomiasis
    Johan Esterhuizen
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1257. 2011
  8. ncbi Validation of RNA interference in western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) adults
    Murugesan Rangasamy
    Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0816, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 68:587-91. 2012
  9. pmc Prospects for the development of odour baits to control the tsetse flies Glossina tachinoides and G. palpalis s.l
    J B Rayaisse
    Centre International de Recherche Développement sur l Elevage en zone Subhumide, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e632. 2010
  10. ncbi Current epidemiological trends for Chagas disease in Latin America and future challenges in epidemiology, surveillance and health policy
    Alvaro Moncayo
    Academia Nacional de Medicina, Bogota, Colombia
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:17-30. 2009

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Publications280 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Mechanisms of dsRNA uptake in insects and potential of RNAi for pest control: a review
    Hanneke Huvenne
    Laboratory of Agrozoology, Department of Crop Protection, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    J Insect Physiol 56:227-35. 2010
    ..on insects are brought together for the first time, highlighting the achievement of implementing RNAi in insect control with the first successful experiments in transgenic plants and the diversity of successfully tested insect ..
  2. ncbi The impact of Chagas disease control in Latin America: a review
    J C P Dias
    Centro de Pesquisas Rene Rachou, FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, MG, 30190 002, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97:603-12. 2002
    ..In political terms, the control of Chagas disease in Latin America can be considered, so far, as a victory for international scientific cooperation, but will require continuing political commitment for sustained success...
  3. ncbi The Innovative Vector Control Consortium: improved control of mosquito-borne diseases
    Janet Hemingway
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, UK, L3 5QA
    Trends Parasitol 22:308-12. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Community participation in Chagas disease vector surveillance: systematic review
    Fernando Abad-Franch
    Instituto Leônidas e Maria Deane Fiocruz Amazônia, Manaus, Brazil
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1207. 2011
    ..Community participation (CP) and vector-detection devices (VDDs) are both thought to enhance surveillance, but this remains to be thoroughly assessed...
  5. pmc Towards an optimal design of target for tsetse control: comparisons of novel targets for the control of Palpalis group tsetse in West Africa
    Jean Baptiste Rayaisse
    Centre International de Recherche Développement sur l Elevage en zone Subhumide CIRDES, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1332. 2011
    ..However, the cost of these devices still represents a constraint to their wider use. The objective was therefore to improve the cost effectiveness of currently used devices...
  6. ncbi RNA interference for the control of whiteflies (Bemisia tabaci) by oral route
    Santosh Kumar Upadhyay
    National Botanical Research Institute Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow 226 001, India
    J Biosci 36:153-61. 2011
    ..Phloem-specific expression of dsRNAs of RPL9 and V-ATPase A in transgenic plants for the protection against whiteflies might be an interesting application of this technology...
  7. pmc Improving the cost-effectiveness of visual devices for the control of riverine tsetse flies, the major vectors of human African trypanosomiasis
    Johan Esterhuizen
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1257. 2011
    ..5-15X greater than for 1 m(2) targets and 8.6-37.5X greater than for biconical traps. This has important implications for the costs of control of the Riverine group of tsetse vectors of sleeping sickness...
  8. ncbi Validation of RNA interference in western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) adults
    Murugesan Rangasamy
    Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0816, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 68:587-91. 2012
    ..In this research, WCR adults were fed with vATPase-dsRNA-treated artificial diet containing a cucurbitacin bait, which is a proven feeding stimulant for chrysomelid beetles of the subtribe Diabroticina to which rootworms belong...
  9. pmc Prospects for the development of odour baits to control the tsetse flies Glossina tachinoides and G. palpalis s.l
    J B Rayaisse
    Centre International de Recherche Développement sur l Elevage en zone Subhumide, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e632. 2010
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  10. ncbi Current epidemiological trends for Chagas disease in Latin America and future challenges in epidemiology, surveillance and health policy
    Alvaro Moncayo
    Academia Nacional de Medicina, Bogota, Colombia
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:17-30. 2009
    ..The present article reviews the current epidemiological trends for Chagas disease in Latin America and the future challenges in terms of epidemiology, surveillance and health policy...
  11. pmc Periurban Trypanosoma cruzi-infected Triatoma infestans, Arequipa, Peru
    Michael Zachary Levy
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1345-52. 2006
    ..cruzi-infected triatomines were clustered. Keeping small animals in wire mesh cages could facilitate control of T. infestans in this densely populated urban environment...
  12. pmc Dengue prevention and 35 years of vector control in Singapore
    Eng Eong Ooi
    Defense Medical and Environmental Research Institute, DSO National Laboratories, Singapore
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:887-93. 2006
    ..Singapore's taking on a leadership role in strengthening disease surveillance and control in Southeast Asia may also be useful in reducing virus importation...
  13. pmc Sustainability of vector control strategies in the Gran Chaco Region: current challenges and possible approaches
    Ricardo E Gürtler
    Laboratory of Eco Epidemiology, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:52-9. 2009
    ..Sustained and continuous coordination between governments, agencies, control programs, academia and the affected communities is critical...
  14. pmc Evaluation of spatially targeted strategies to control non-domiciliated Triatoma dimidiata vector of Chagas disease
    Corentin Barbu
    UMR 5244 CNRS UPVD EPHE, Biologie et Ecologie Tropicale et Méditerranéenne, Universite de Perpignan Via Domitia, Perpignan, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1045. 2011
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  15. ncbi Performance of the Nzi and other traps for biting flies in North America
    S Mihok
    388 Church Street, Russell, Ontario, Canada, K4R 1A8
    Bull Entomol Res 96:387-97. 2006
    ..Nzi traps caught grossly similar numbers of biting flies as canopy, Vavoua, and Alsynite cylinder traps, but with differences in relative performance among species or locations...
  16. ncbi Elimination of Chagas disease transmission: perspectives
    João Carlos Pinto Dias
    Instituto René Rachou, FIOCRUZ, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:41-5. 2009
    ..Finally, a list of challenging open questions is presented about Chagas disease control, patient management, programme planning and priority definitions faced by researchers and politicians...
  17. ncbi Less is more: restricted application of insecticide to cattle to improve the cost and efficacy of tsetse control
    S J Torr
    Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Chatham Maritime, UK
    Med Vet Entomol 21:53-64. 2007
    ..This would cut the cost of insecticide by 40%, improve efficacy by 27% and reduce the threats to non-target organisms and the enzootic stability of tick-borne diseases...
  18. pmc Longlasting insecticidal nets for prevention of Leishmania donovani infection in India and Nepal: paired cluster randomised trial
    Albert Picado
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMJ 341:c6760. 2010
    ..To test the effectiveness of large scale distribution of longlasting nets treated with insecticide in reducing the incidence of visceral leishmaniasis in India and Nepal...
  19. ncbi Mapping African Animal Trypanosomosis risk from the sky
    Jeremy Bouyer
    Centre de Cooperation Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Developpement, Département élevage et médecine vétérinaire, Montpellier, France
    Vet Res 37:633-45. 2006
    ..These results led to propose that a campaign against tsetse, undertaken by a development project called PAEOB (Projet d'Appui à l'Elevage dans l'Ouest du Burkina Faso), should be focussed on only 34% of the hydrographic network...
  20. pmc The population structure of Glossina palpalis gambiensis from island and continental locations in Coastal Guinea
    Philippe Solano
    CIRDES IRD UMR 177 IRD CIRAD, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e392. 2009
    ..These data are discussed with respect to the feasibility and sustainability of control strategies in those sites currently experiencing, or at risk of, sleeping sickness...
  21. pmc Improved chemical control of Chagas disease vectors in the dry Chaco region
    María Carla Cecere
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Intendente Güiraldes 2160, Ciudad Universitaria, C1428EGA Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 50:394-403. 2013
    ..The application of SC deltamethrin at double dose in goat or pig corrals may suppress T. infestans foci and achieve more sustained effects in the dry Chaco...
  22. ncbi Risk factors for intradomiciliary infestation by the Chagas disease vector Triatoma dimidiatain Jutiapa, Guatemala
    Dulce Maria Bustamante
    Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas y Farmacia, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala
    Cad Saude Publica 25:S83-92. 2009
    ..Such control strategies should not only reduce or eliminate infestation, but also prevent vector reinfestation...
  23. pmc Optimization of control strategies for non-domiciliated Triatoma dimidiata, Chagas disease vector in the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico
    Corentin Barbu
    UMR 5244 CNRS EPHE UPVD, Laboratoire de Biologie et d Ecologie Tropicale et Méditerranéenne, Universite de Perpignan Via Domitia, Perpignan, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e416. 2009
    ..Non-domiciliated vectors remain responsible for a significant transmission risk, and their control is now a key challenge for disease control...
  24. ncbi Elimination of vector-borne transmission of Chagas disease
    A Silveira
    Brazilian Office, PanAmerican Health Organization, Brasilia, DF, 70800 400, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 94:405-11. 1999
    ..It is emphasized the need to maintain permanent actions of entomological surveillance in order to prevent recurrent transmission...
  25. pmc Reinfestation sources for Chagas disease vector, Triatoma infestans, Argentina
    Maria C Cecere
    Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1096-102. 2006
    ..In addition, during the surveillance phase, spraying all sites within 500 m of new foci will delay reinfestation...
  26. ncbi Essential oils in insect control: low-risk products in a high-stakes world
    Catherine Regnault-Roger
    UMR CNRS UPPA 5254 IPREM EEM, Universite de Pau et des Pays de l Adour, F64000 Pau, France
    Annu Rev Entomol 57:405-24. 2012
    ..Registration has been the main bottleneck in putting new products on the market, but more EOs have been approved for use in the United States than elsewhere owing to reduced-risk processes for these materials...
  27. ncbi Spotted wing drosophila infestation of California strawberries and raspberries: economic analysis of potential revenue losses and control costs
    Rachael E Goodhue
    Department of Agricultural Economics, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 67:1396-402. 2011
    ..It computes the cost of a specific management program for raspberries in California's Central Coast region...
  28. pmc Optimal timing of insecticide fogging to minimize dengue cases: modeling dengue transmission among various seasonalities and transmission intensities
    Mika Oki
    Department of International Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, The Global Center of Excellence, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1367. 2011
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  29. ncbi Shoo fly, don't bother me! Efficacy of traditional methods of protecting cattle from tsetse
    S J Torr
    Agriculture, Health and Environment Department, Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Chatham Maritime, UK
    Med Vet Entomol 25:192-201. 2011
    ..The practical benefits and difficulties of using repellents and/or housing to manage trypanosomiases are discussed...
  30. ncbi Eradication and pest management
    J H Myers
    Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Annu Rev Entomol 43:471-91. 1998
    ..In situations where heterogeneity of land use patterns make it difficult to prevent reinvasion of the pest, education and area-wide suppression are probably more realistic goals than eradication...
  31. ncbi Efficiency of traps for Stomoxys calcitrans and Stomoxys niger niger on Reunion Island
    J Gilles
    Institut für Vergleichende Tropenmedizin und Parasitologie, Munich, Germany
    Med Vet Entomol 21:65-9. 2007
    ..The Vavoua trap, which is less expensive and easier to use for farmers, seems adequate to complement other methods of fly control on Reunion Island...
  32. pmc Contrasting population structures of two vectors of African trypanosomoses in Burkina Faso: consequences for control
    Naférima Koné
    Unité de Formation et de Recherche Biosciences, University of Abidjan, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1217. 2011
    ..A wide variety of control tactics is available to manage these vectors, but their removal will in most cases only be sustainable if the control effort is targeting an entire tsetse population within a circumscribed area...
  33. ncbi Olive fruit fly: managing an ancient pest in modern times
    Kent M Daane
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 55:151-69. 2010
    ..We suggest that numerous species exist that should be further investigated as control agents for olive fruit fly in the many climatic regimes where the pest is found...
  34. pmc Progress towards the eradication of Tsetse from the Loos islands, Guinea
    Moise S Kagbadouno
    Programme National de Lutte contre la THA, Ministere de la Sante, Conakry, Guinée
    Parasit Vectors 4:18. 2011
    ..After baseline data collection, tsetse control began on the islands in 2006. On each of the three islands a specific combination of control methods was implemented according to the entomological situation found...
  35. pdf Sylvatic triatominae: a new challenge in vector control transmission
    Felipe Guhl
    Centro de Investigaciones en Microbiologia y Parasitologia Tropical, Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Bogota, Colombia
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:71-5. 2009
    ..The only viable control strategy is to reduce human interactions with vector insects so that the re-infestation and re-colonisation of human habitats will not take place...
  36. ncbi Infestation of rural houses by Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in southern area of Gran Chaco in Argentina
    X Porcasi
    Centro Regional de Investigaciones Científicas y Transferencia Tecnológica CRILAR, Entre Ríos y Mendoza s n 5301 Anillaco, La Rioja, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 43:1060-7. 2006
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  37. ncbi Tissue-specific gene silencing by RNA interference in the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius)
    Murad Ghanim
    Department of Entomology, Institute of Plant Protection, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, P O Box 6, Bet Dagan 50250, Israel
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 37:732-8. 2007
    ..Disruption of whitefly gene expression opens the door to new strategies aimed at curbing down the deleterious effects of this insect pest to agriculture...
  38. pmc Effect of village-wide use of long-lasting insecticidal nets on visceral Leishmaniasis vectors in India and Nepal: a cluster randomized trial
    Albert Picado
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e587. 2010
    ..The use of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LN) has been postulated as an alternative or complement to IRS. Here we tested the impact of comprehensive distribution of LN on the density of Phlebotomus argentipes in VL-endemic villages...
  39. pmc Bed bug infestations in an urban environment
    Stephen W Hwang
    Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:533-8. 2005
    ..At 1 affected shelter, 4% of residents reported having bed bug bites. Bed bug infestations can have an adverse effect on health and quality of life in the general population, particularly among homeless persons living in shelters...
  40. ncbi Population ecology of insect invasions and their management
    Andrew M Liebhold
    Forest Service, US Department of Agriculture, Northern Research Station, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 53:387-408. 2008
    ..Allee effects also affect spread, generally in a negative fashion. Efforts to slow, stop, or reverse spread should incorporate the spread dynamics unique to the target species...
  41. ncbi Stratified entomological sampling in preparation for an area-wide integrated pest management program: the example of Glossina palpalis gambiensis (Diptera: Glossinidae) in the Niayes of Senegal
    Jeremy Bouyer
    Unité Mixte de Recherche Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique Contrôle des Maladies Animales, Campus International de Baillarguet, F34398, Montpellier, France
    J Med Entomol 47:543-52. 2010
    ..The final size of the control area will be decided based on the entomological collection data. This entomological sampling procedure might be used for other vector or pest control scenarios...
  42. pmc Of cattle, sand flies and men: a systematic review of risk factor analyses for South Asian visceral leishmaniasis and implications for elimination
    Caryn Bern
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e599. 2010
    ..Studies performed over the past decade have identified fairly consistent epidemiological patterns of risk factors for visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in the Indian subcontinent...
  43. pmc Characterization of the dispersal of non-domiciliated Triatoma dimidiata through the selection of spatially explicit models
    Corentin Barbu
    UMR 5244 CNRS UPVD EPHE, Biologie et Ecologie Tropicale et Méditerranéenne, Universite de Perpignan Via Domitia, Perpignan, France
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e777. 2010
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  44. ncbi Demographic and dispersal constraints for domestic infestation by non-domicilated chagas disease vectors in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
    Sébastien Gourbière
    Laboratoire de Mathématiques, Physique et Systèmes EA 4217, Universite de Perpignan, 52 Avenue Paul Alduy, Perpignan, Via Donitia, France
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:133-9. 2008
    ..We discuss the potential of different strategies to control the transmission of Chagas disease by non-domiciliated vectors...
  45. pmc Identification and distribution of a GABA receptor mutation conferring dieldrin resistance in the malaria vector Anopheles funestus in Africa
    Charles S Wondji
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, United Kingdom
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 41:484-91. 2011
    ..5%) or 0% in Malawi and Mozambique. The distribution of the Rdl(R) mutation in An. funestus populations in Africa suggests extensive barriers to gene flow between populations from different regions...
  46. ncbi A framework for decision-making in integrated vector management to prevent disease
    Henk van den Berg
    Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 12:1230-8. 2007
    ..Thus determinants that often lie outside the domain of the health sector are tackled...
  47. pmc American trypanosomiasis (Chagas' disease) and the role of molecular epidemiology in guiding control strategies
    Michael A Miles
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 326:1444-8. 2003
  48. ncbi Coffee berry borer Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): searching for sustainable control strategies
    J Jaramillo
    Institute of Plant Diseases and Plant Protection, University of Hanover, Germany
    Bull Entomol Res 96:223-33. 2006
    ..The role of integrated pest management and biological control of H. hampei in an era of changes in the coffee industry is discussed...
  49. ncbi Integrated control of vector-borne diseases of livestock--pyrethroids: panacea or poison?
    Mark C Eisler
    University of Glasgow Veterinary School, Bearsden Road, Glasgow G61 1QH, Scotland, UK
    Trends Parasitol 19:341-5. 2003
    ..Recent research to identify, quantify and to develop strategies to avoid these effects are highlighted...
  50. ncbi [Control of visceral leishmaniasis in urban areas: randomized factorial intervention trial]
    Carlos Henrique Nery Costa
    Laboratório de Leishmanioses, Instituto de Doenças Tropicais Natan Portella, Teresina, PI
    Rev Soc Bras Med Trop 40:415-9. 2007
    ..Spraying animal pens, associated or not with culling dogs, showed no significant effect. The protection offered by culling dogs suggests that this strategy might reduce the source of infection for the vector...
  51. ncbi Biological and chemical assays of pyrethroids in cattle dung
    G A Vale
    Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Chatham Martime, Kent, ME4 4TB, UK
    Bull Entomol Res 94:273-82. 2004
    ..About 1.6% of the deltamethrin applied was transferred to dung. Deltamethrin and alphacypermethrin in dung showed no detectable degradation in 64 days. Contamination levels threaten populations of slow-breeding beetles...
  52. pmc Genetic structure of Triatoma infestans populations in rural communities of Santiago del Estero, northern Argentina
    P L Marcet
    Laboratorio de Eco Epidemiología, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Infect Genet Evol 8:835-46. 2008
    ..Putative sources and mechanisms of re-infestation are described. These data may be use to design improved vector control strategies...
  53. ncbi Spatial and temporal patterns of phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in a cutaneous leishmaniasis focus in northern Argentina
    O D Salomon
    Centro Nacional de Diagnóstico e Investigación en Endemo epidemias, ANLIS Drive Carlos G Malbrán, Buenos Aires, Av Paseo Colon 568, 1063, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 41:33-9. 2004
    ..migonei also may be involved in peridomestic transmission. Our results suggest that there is a need for improved, long-term surveillance of sand flies and ACL cases, as well as development of effective intervention strategies...
  54. ncbi Land cover and tsetse fly distributions in sub-Saharan Africa
    G Cecchi
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Animal Production and Health Division, Rome, Italy
    Med Vet Entomol 22:364-73. 2008
    ..The methodology and datasets discussed in the paper may have applications beyond the tsetse and trypanosomiasis issue and may be used with reference to other arthropod vectors, vector-borne and parasitic diseases...
  55. ncbi Screening of dialkoxybenzenes and disubstituted cyclopentene derivatives against the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni, for the discovery of new feeding and oviposition deterrents
    Yasmin Akhtar
    Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z4
    J Agric Food Chem 55:10323-30. 2007
    ..instar larvae and adults of the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni, in laboratory bioassays in a search for new insect control agents...
  56. ncbi Epidemiology, control and surveillance of Chagas disease: 100 years after its discovery
    José Rodrigues Coura
    Laboratório de Doenças Parasitárias, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:31-40. 2009
    ..These measures should be complemented by surveillance and primary, secondary and tertiary care...
  57. ncbi Odor-baited trap trees: a new approach to monitoring plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
    Ronald J Prokopy
    Department of Entomology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, USA
    J Econ Entomol 96:826-34. 2003
    ..We conclude that monitoring apples on odor-baited trap trees for fresh ovipositional injury could be a useful new approach for determining need and timing of insecticide application against plum curculio in commercial orchards...
  58. ncbi Sublethal effects of imidacloprid on Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) under laboratory conditions
    Yuxian He
    State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100193, People s Republic of China
    J Econ Entomol 104:833-8. 2011
    ..tabaci, which probably disrupts B. tabaci population dynamics, slows population increase, and reduces infestation levels. Therefore, it is necessary to consider potential impact from imidacloprid for integrated management of the pest...
  59. ncbi A multimodal bait for trapping blood-sucking arthropods
    Julien Ryelandt
    Institut de Recherche sur la Biologie de l Insecte, UMR CNRS 6035 Université François Rabelais, Tours, France
    Acta Trop 117:131-6. 2011
    ..The multimodal lure here presented is a generalist bait, i.e. effective for attracting different haematophagous species...
  60. ncbi Responses of tsetse flies, Glossina morsitans morsitans and Glossina pallidipes, to baits of various size
    S J Torr
    Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, London, U K
    Med Vet Entomol 25:365-9. 2011
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  61. ncbi Oral treatment of rodents with insecticides for control of sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) and the fluorescent tracer technique (FTT) as a tool to evaluate potential sand fly control methods
    T M Mascari
    Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA, U S A
    J Vector Ecol 36:S132-7. 2011
    ....
  62. ncbi [Control campaigns against Triatoma infestans in a rural community of northwestern Argentina]
    R E Gurtler
    Administración Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud Dr Carlos G Malbrán, ANLIS, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Medicina (B Aires) 59:47-54. 1999
    ..The sustained elimination of T. infestans demands a scientific approach that is not only centered in insecticide use but that also includes the environment and house-holders in their specific social and political scenario...
  63. ncbi Odor-baited trap trees: a novel management tool for plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)
    Tracy C Leskey
    USDA ARS, Appalachian Fruit Research Station, Kearneysville, WV 25430 2771, USA
    J Econ Entomol 101:1302-9. 2008
    ..The trap tree management strategy resulted in a reduction of approximately 70% total trees being treated with insecticide compared with perimeter row sprays and 93% compared with standard full block sprays...
  64. ncbi Chagas disease prevention through improved housing using an ecosystem approach to health
    A Rojas-De-Arias
    Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias de la Salud, , , Paraguay
    Cad Saude Publica 17:89-97. 2001
    ....
  65. ncbi Molecular structure of the peritrophic membrane (PM): identification of potential PM target sites for insect control
    P Wang
    Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 47:110-8. 2001
    ..The important physiological functions of the PM suggest that PMs can be a significant structural target for insect control and the current understanding of the structure of lepidopteran larval PMs has provided us with potential ..
  66. ncbi Laboratory and field comparisons of insecticides to reduce infestation of Drosophila suzukii in berry crops
    Denny J Bruck
    USDA ARS, Horticultural Crops Research Unit, Corvallis, Oregon 97330, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 67:1375-85. 2011
    ..Because this is a new pest in the United States, it is necessary to identify registered insecticides to manage this insect effectively in conventional and organic production systems...
  67. ncbi Developing Drosophila suzukii management programs for sweet cherry in the western United States
    Elizabeth H Beers
    Washington State University, Wenatchee, WA, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 67:1386-95. 2011
    ..Pest control studies were initiated to examine the materials, timings and application methods to control D. suzukii in three major cherry-producing states (California, Oregon and Washington)...
  68. ncbi Trapping Triatominae in silvatic habitats
    François Noireau
    Laboratório Nacional e Internacional de Referência em Taxonomia de Triatomíneos, Departamento de Entomologia, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz FIOCRUZ, Av Brasil 4365, 21045 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 97:61-3. 2002
    ..Various lines of research are contemplated to improve the performance of this trapping system...
  69. ncbi In Focus: Spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, across perspectives
    Jana C Lee
    USDA ARS, Horticultural Crops Research Unit, Corvallis, OR 97330, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 67:1349-51. 2011
    ..As D. suzukii continues to expand its range, steps must be initiated in each new region to educate and inform the public as well as formulate management tactics suitable for the crops and growing conditions in each...
  70. ncbi Insect parapheromones in olfaction research and semiochemical-based pest control strategies
    M Renou
    INRA, Unite de Phytopharmacie et Mediateurs Chimiques, Versailles, France
    Annu Rev Entomol 45:605-30. 2000
    ....
  71. ncbi Use of a regulatory mechanism of sex determination in pest insect control
    Tarig Dafa'alla
    Oxitec Limited, Oxford OX14 4RX, UK
    J Genet 89:301-5. 2010
    ....
  72. pmc RNA interference as a method for target-site screening in the Western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera
    Analiza P Alves
    Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583 0816, USA
    J Insect Sci 10:162. 2010
    ..As in T. castaneum, RNAi-mediated gene silencing is systemic in Diabrotica. The results indicate that RNAi-induced silencing of D. v. vergifera genes provides a powerful tool for identifying potential insecticide targets...
  73. pmc Factors affecting infestation by Triatoma infestans in a rural area of the humid Chaco in Argentina: a multi-model inference approach
    Juan M Gurevitz
    Laboratory of Eco Epidemiology, Department of Ecology, Genetics and Evolution, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1349. 2011
    ..We conducted a cross-sectional study to model factors affecting bug presence and abundance at sites within house compounds in a well-defined rural area in the humid Argentine Chaco...
  74. ncbi Could insecticide-treated cattle reduce Afrotropical malaria transmission? Effects of deltamethrin-treated Zebu on Anopheles arabiensis behaviour and survival in Ethiopia
    T Habtewold
    FARM Africa, Southampton Place, London, UK
    Med Vet Entomol 18:408-17. 2004
    ..arabiensis populations or their vectorial capacity. Even so, it seems likely that far greater impact on anopheline mosquitoes could be achieved by applying insecticide selectively to the legs of cattle...
  75. ncbi Potential of mass trapping for long-term pest management and eradication of invasive species
    A M El-Sayed
    HortResearch, Canterbury Research Centre, Lincoln 7640, New Zealand
    J Econ Entomol 99:1550-64. 2006
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  76. pmc Restricted application of insecticides: a promising tsetse control technique, but what do the farmers think of it?
    Fanny Bouyer
    Centre International de Recherche Développement sur l Elevage en zone Sub humide CIRDES, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1276. 2011
    ..The invention, co-built by researchers and farmers ten years ago, became an innovation in Burkina Faso through its diffusion by two development projects...
  77. ncbi Insecticide-treated cattle against tsetse (Diptera: Glossinidae): what governs success?
    J W Hargrove
    Tsetse Control Branch, Box CY52, Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Bull Entomol Res 93:203-17. 2003
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  78. ncbi Returns to integrated pest management research and outreach for soybean aphid
    Feng Song
    Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1039, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:2116-25. 2009
    ..If a 10% rate of return is attributed to IPM applied research and outreach on soybean aphid, that would leave nearly $800 million to compensate prior activities that contribute to the development and adoption of IPM...
  79. ncbi Capture probability of released males of two Bactrocera species (Diptera: Tephritidae) in detection traps in California
    T Shelly
    USDA APHIS, 41 650 Ahiki St, Waimanalo, HI 96795, USA
    J Econ Entomol 103:2042-51. 2010
    ..The implications of the results for the California trapping system are discussed, and the findings are compared with mark-release-recapture data obtained for the same two species in Hawaii...
  80. ncbi Insecticide-treated cattle for tsetse control: the power and the problems
    J W Hargrove
    Tsetse Control, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Med Vet Entomol 14:123-30. 2000
    ..A better understanding of the dynamics of the use of insecticide-treated cattle is needed before we can predict confidently the outcome of particular control operations...
  81. ncbi Efficacy of methoprene applied at different temperatures and rates on surface substrates to control eggs and fifth instars of Plodia interpunctella
    Emily A Jenson
    Department of Entomology, 123 West Waters Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:1992-2002. 2009
    ..interpunctella. Results indicate methoprene could be used in management programs to control larvae of P. interpunctella, but eggs may be able to compensate for exposure to methoprene residues on treated surfaces...
  82. ncbi Insect neuropeptides: structures, chemical modifications and potential for insect control
    Jurgen Scherkenbeck
    Bergische Universitat Wuppertal, Fachgruppe Chemie, Gaussstrasse 20, D 42119 Wuppertal, Germany
    Bioorg Med Chem 17:4071-84. 2009
    ..due to poor bioavailability, pharmacokinetics and short half-life the peptides themselves cannot be used as insect control agents...
  83. ncbi Performance of painted plywood and cloth Nzi traps relative to Manitoba and greenhead traps for tabanids and stable flies
    Steve Mihok
    USDA ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, 1600 SW 23rd Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Econ Entomol 100:613-8. 2007
    ..nigrovittatus traps, but with improved catches of Chrysops and Tabanus. Recommendations are provided on appropriate color matching, and selection of readily-available materials for trap construction...
  84. ncbi New and selective ryanodine receptor activators for insect control
    George P Lahm
    DuPont Crop Protection, Stine Haskell Research Center, 1090 Elkton Road, Newark, DE 19711, USA
    Bioorg Med Chem 17:4127-33. 2009
    ..The high levels of mammalian safety are attributed to a strong selectivity for insect over mammalian receptors...
  85. ncbi Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) and clinical consequences of their bites
    Jerome Goddard
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Mississippi State University, Box 9775, Mississippi State, MS 39762, USA
    JAMA 301:1358-66. 2009
    ..Health consequences include nuisance biting and cutaneous and systemic reactions. The potential for bed bugs to serve as disease vectors and optimal methods for bed bug pest control and eradication are unclear...
  86. ncbi The evolution of cotton pest management practices in China
    K M Wu
    Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100094, P R China
    Annu Rev Entomol 50:31-52. 2005
    ....
  87. ncbi The development of a multipurpose trap (the Nzi) for tsetse and other biting flies
    S Mihok
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    Bull Entomol Res 92:385-403. 2002
    ..longipennis and G. brevipalpis Newstead) were higher or were the same as catches in good traps for these species (NG2G, Siamese). Altogether, the objective of developing a simple, economical trap with harmonized efficiency was achieved...
  88. ncbi Insecticide resistance in the bed bug: a factor in the pest's sudden resurgence?
    Alvaro Romero
    Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:175-8. 2007
    ..Without the development of new tactics for bed bug management, further escalation of this public health problem should be expected...
  89. ncbi Selective use of odour-baited, insecticide-treated targets to control tsetse flies Glossina austeni and G. brevipalpis in South Africa
    J Esterhuizen
    Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, Pretoria, South Africa
    Med Vet Entomol 20:464-9. 2006
    ..Reduction in G. brevipalpis was less marked. The relatively poor reduction in G. brevipalpis is attributed to the high mobility of this species and its distribution throughout less wooded and more open habitats...
  90. ncbi Impact of single and multiple residual sprayings of pyrethroid insecticides against Triatoma dimidiata (Reduviiade; Triatominae), the principal vector of Chagas disease in Jutiapa, Guatemala
    Ken Hashimoto
    International Center for Medical Research and Treatment, Kobe University School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:226-30. 2006
    ..Indoor infestation of T. dimidiata can be controlled with less than three rounds of spraying...
  91. ncbi Controlling sleeping sickness - a review
    S C Welburn
    Centre for Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, The University of Edinburgh, Summerhall, Edinburgh, EH9 1QH
    Parasitology 136:1943-9. 2009
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  92. ncbi The impact of vector control on Triatoma dimidiata in the Guatemalan department of Jutiapa
    J Nakagawa
    Chagas Disease Vector Control Project, Japan International Cooperation Agency, 2 2 15, Seko, Fujieda, Shizuoka, 426 0082, Japan
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 97:288-97. 2003
    ..An effective vector-surveillance system (preferably one in which community participation is encouraged) is also essential...
  93. ncbi Tsetse elimination: its interest and feasibility in the historical sleeping sickness focus of Loos islands, Guinea
    M KagbaDouno
    PNLTHA, Conakry, Guinée
    Parasite 16:29-35. 2009
    ....
  94. ncbi Bedbug infestations in the news: a picture of an emerging public health problem in the United States
    Alice L Anderson
    East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
    J Environ Health 70:24-7, 52-3. 2008
    ..Rural and urban examples are included in a four-year time frame starting with news in the Northeast and ending with an attempt to eradicate the pest from the state of Hawaii...
  95. ncbi House improvements and community participation in the control of Triatoma dimidiata re-infestation in Jutiapa, Guatemala
    Carlota Monroy
    Escuela de Biologia, Facultad de Ciencias Quimicas y Farmacia, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala
    Cad Saude Publica 25:S168-78. 2009
    ..dimidiata infestation, but only the ecosystem approach produced important housing improvements (sanitation and wall construction) capable of preventing T. dimidiata re-infestation in the long term...
  96. pmc Prospects for developing odour baits to control Glossina fuscipes spp., the major vector of human African trypanosomiasis
    Maurice O Omolo
    International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology, ICIPE, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e435. 2009
    ..The results suggest that identifying kairomones present in lizard odour for G. f. fuscipes and pig odour for G. f. quanzensis may improve the performance of targets for controlling these species...
  97. ncbi Tsetse control in cattle from pyrethroid footbaths
    J Bouyer
    CIRAD, UPR Epidemiology and Ecology, TA 30 G, 34398 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Prev Vet Med 78:223-38. 2007
    ..In both cases, the footbath treatment was associated with a reduction of the apparent fly density probably related to an increased mortality...
  98. ncbi Sylvatic foci of the Chagas disease vector Triatoma infestans in Chile: description of a new focus and challenges for control programs
    Antonella Bacigalupo
    Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas Animales, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias y Pecuarias, Universidad de Chile, Casilla 2, Correo 15, Santiago, Chile
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 105:633-41. 2010
    ..cruzi and their possible role in threatening the domestic elimination of this vector. This information should be used to re-design the control programs in Chile to avoid the re-establishment of the domestic cycle...
  99. pmc The Indian and Nepalese programmes of indoor residual spraying for the elimination of visceral leishmaniasis: performance and effectiveness
    R Chowdhury
    National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 105:31-5. 2011
    ..Preparation for, and the monitoring of, the IRS operations against sandfly populations in India and Nepal need to be improved...
  100. ncbi Development of an adaptive tsetse population management scheme for the Luke community, Ethiopia
    Andrea Sciarretta
    Department of Animal, Plant and Environmental Science, University of Molise, Campobasso, Italy
    J Med Entomol 42:1006-19. 2005
    ..In that context, trap numbers could be reduced substantially, at the same time maintaining previously achieved levels of tsetse occurrences and disease prevalence...
  101. ncbi Re-infestation of houses by Triatoma dimidiata after intra-domicile insecticide application in the Yucatán peninsula, Mexico
    Eric Dumonteil
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Centro de Investigaciones Regionales Dr Hideyo Noguchi, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 99:253-6. 2004
    ..This points out the need to take into account the potential dispersal of sylvatic/peridomestic adult bugs into the domiciles as well as continuity action for an effective vector control...

Research Grants50

  1. Insecticide Resistance:CYP6D1 Regulation and Alleles
    Jeffrey Scott; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Currently pyrethroids are one of the most widely used classes of insecticides for insect control. However, a major limitation with the use of insecticides for vector control is the development of resistance...
  2. Genome-wide Identification of Immediate Early Genes in Insects
    Anandasankar Ray; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..as Anopheles gambiae that use chemical cues to identify their hosts, an understanding of evolutionarily conserved genes that function in neural circuits that guide host-seeking behaviors may lead to novel strategies for insect control.
  3. Molecular Analysis of Juvenile Hormone Action
    Subba R Palli; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There has been a continuous demand for the development of insect control methods that are target-specific...
  4. Ultraviolet light sensing by cryptochrome
    Todd C Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..UV-sensitive insects costs many billions of dollars per year, which has led to the wide use of UV lights for insect control. The currently used versions of light traps are the descendants of designs originating from the Centers for ..
  5. Development of an autodissemination station for control of mosquito vectors
    Yi Wang; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Autodissemination is a novel technique for insect control whereby target insects spread insecticide to their own habitats through their innate behaviors: a small treatment area results in far wider ..
  6. Regulation of juvenile hormone titers in mosquitoes
    FERNANDO GABRIEL NORIEGA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and the wide-spread resistance of mosquitoes to insecticides underscores the need for new approaches for insect control based on mosquito-specific agents...
  7. Targeting malarial dihydroorotate dehydrogenase
    Pradipsinh K Rathod; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Despite intensive efforts to control malaria through combination drug therapy and insect control programs, malaria remains one of the largest global health problems...
  8. Request for support for the Second International Symposium: Facing the Challenges
    ALEXANDER SIMEON RAIKHEL; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..sequence analysis, bioinformatics, progression towards the use of transgenesis and endosymbionts in novel insect control, and the elucidation of the mechanisms underlying immunity (including the role of small RNAs) and sensory ..
  9. Binding Site Structure of Insect Odorant Receptors.
    CHARLES WARD LUETJE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, these receptors are appealing targets for the development of new compounds for insect control. Realizing this goal requires development of a detailed understanding of insect chemosensory receptor ..
  10. The role of insect sweet taste receptors in detecting sweet and bitter compounds
    Erica Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..receptors detect attractive and aversive compounds, we can then screen for novel compounds that can be used in insect control strategies...
  11. Gustatory Coding in Drosophila Legs
    FREDERICK LING; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..for the understanding of insect feeding behavior, which in turn could be invaluable in designing better insect control strategies...
  12. ENDOCRINOLOGY OF MOSQUITO REPRODUCTION
    ARDEN LEA; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..for detailed studies of the regulation of specific physiological processes, some may have application in novel insect control systems now being developed, i.e...
  13. SERINE PROTEINASE INHIBITORS IN INSECTS
    Michael Kanost; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..model for serpin biochemistry and molecular biology, and it may provide targets for novel methods of insect control. Furthermore, the study of insect serpin genes will generate new information on regulation of insect genes ..
  14. Sex-Specific Gene Activity in the Mosquito Larva
    Helen Benes; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..and fat body-specific gene activity in an insect larva but will also define a minimal promoter to improve the sterile insect technique (SIT) for insect control and to develop novel means for driving transgenes into natural populations.
  15. BIODEGRADABLE PESTICIDES BASED ON HORMONE METABOLISM
    Bruce Hammock; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..research needed to lead to the development of safe, selective, biodegradable, and economically feasible insect control agents...
  16. MOLECULAR MODE OF ACTION OF BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS TOXIN
    MICHAEL WOLFERSBERGER; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..All of this information will be useful in guiding future efforts in biorational insect control.
  17. INSECT MODEL FOR STUDY OF THE INSULIN RECEPTOR
    Wendy Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Such work will further basic understanding of the early insulin receptor, and be potentially applicable to the development of novel insect control agents.
  18. FARNESOL OXIDATION IN INSECTS--CHARACTERIZATION
    Stephanie Sen; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The information obtained from these studies should be useful in better understanding JH metabolism and may be useful in developing alternative strategies for insect control.
  19. Who drives safely? Visual/cognitive predictors in Elders
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study will provide critical data on the interactive role of vision, visual attention, and cognition in changing older persons driving behaviors, and the resulting effect on driver errors and risk of crashes. ..
  20. TRIAL OF ANTIBIOTICS TO REDUCE RECURRENT TRICHIASIS
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Cataract: Health Disparity for Older African-Americans
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These data will advance the goal of reducing health disparity in visual disability from cataract among older African Americans. ..
  22. Latino Eye Health: A Communication Strategy for Diabetes
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Improvements in eye care seeking behaviors should help in avoiding visual loss from diabetic retinopathy and macula edema, the leading causes of visual loss in the working age Latino population. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Anti-larval measures for malaria control in The Gambia
    Steven Lindsay; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results from this study will make a major contribution to quantifying the importance of the use of Bs and Bti in the fight against malaria. ..
  24. AMD AND RISK FACTORS IN A HISPANIC POPULATION
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Such data will advance our understanding of the magnitude of AMD in this ethnic group, and the way in which risk factors relate to AMD in different populations. ..
  25. INTERVENTIONS FOR VISUAL LOSS IN NURSING HOME RESIDENTS
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This trial will answer timely questions of the impact on the functional status of the most frail elderly of modest, potentially sustainable inputs into improving the appropriate utilization of eye care services. ..
  26. Yearly Mass Treatment C. Trachomatis: When Can We Stop?
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. 2008 WESTERN ARGICULTURAL CONFERENCE
    Richard Fenske; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  28. Plainning malaria training in Zambia
    Thomas Eisele; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Tailoring a sustainable program using appropriate technology and a framework of collaboration in support of PMI activities will greatly increase the likelihood of controlling, and perhaps eventually eliminating, malaria in Zambia. ..
  29. Adaptive evolution of pathogenesis towards symbiosis
    Serap Aksoy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The role of functions typically associated with pathogenic microorganisms will be pursued in these beneficial microbes. ..
  30. INTERACTION OF TSETSE--ITS SYMBIONTS AND TRYPANOSOMES
    Serap Aksoy; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The basic knowledge obtained will strengthen our understanding of tsetse biology and will also provide information relevant to other important disease vectors which harbor similar symbionts (e.g., ticks, fleas, reduviid bugs etc.). ..
  31. INVASION BIOLOGY OF AEDES ALBOPICTUS
    LEON LOUNIBOS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Blood meal identifications and sugar content of wild-caught specimens will determine vertebrate hosts and nectar feeding, and effects of blood and sugar on adult fitness will be evaluated experimentally. ..
  32. Population genetics of transgenes in mosquito vectors
    Fred Gould; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..A user-friendly form of the models as well as an accessible manual will be developed and placed on the internet. ..
  33. Neuroprotection and Promotion of Repair Following Neurotoxic Injury
    Isaac Pessah; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. HOOKWORM LARVAL INFECTIVITY AND DEVELOPMENT
    Peter Hotez; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The pharmacologic manipulation of parasite-derived protein kinases may offer a new approach to chemotherapy by taking larvae out of arrest. ..
  35. OPTICAL ASSESSMENT OF DERMAL EXPOSURE AND ABSORPTION
    Richard Fenske; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  36. INNER CITY COCKROACH ALLERGEN REDUCTION TRIAL
    Peyton Eggleston; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Secondary variables, including medication use, acute care visits, school loss, FEVI and methacholine responsiveness will also be compared. ..
  37. HOME BASED ENVIRONMENTAL ADHERENCE TRIAL
    Peyton Eggleston; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  38. Validation of biomarkers of prenatal pesticides exposure
    Robin Whyatt; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  39. Passive PAH and Micro-Camera Personal Monitoring System
    Paul Lioy; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  40. Annual Autism, Genes and the Environment Conference
    Isaac Pessah; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Three workshops for parents and caregivers will address the following: Dietary Factors Influencing Autistic Behaviors; Pharmacological Interventions, and Behavioral Interventions. ..
  41. Pesticide Dose Monitoring in Turf Applicators
    Shelley Harris; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. Health care utilitzation in homeless people
    Stephen Hwang; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings will be relevant to health care providers, insurers, and others who share a responsibility for improving the health of Americans who are homeless. ..
  43. Prenatal Insecticide Exposures Among Urban Minorities
    Robin Whyatt; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The research will provide important information about pesticide exposure during pregnancy among this minority cohort. ..
  44. Trypanosome gene expression in tsetse
    Serap Aksoy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Organophosphorus Pesticide Toxicology
    JOHN CASIDA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Knowledge gained on OP pesticide toxicology is also applicable to OP nerve gases as chemical warfare and terrorism agents. ..
  46. CHOLINERGIC INSECTICIDE TOXICOLOGY
    JOHN CASIDA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  47. Action of a Drosophila ovulation-stimulating prohormone
    Laura Sirot; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. GABAERGIC INSECTICIDE TOXICOLOGY
    JOHN CASIDA; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....