Mosquito Diversity and Control

by Mahendra Jagtap, T V Sathe

ISBN: 9788170358794
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 9995.00
Biblio : viii+281p., col. plts., figs., tabls., ind., 23 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Sathe Tukaram Vithalrao is Professor and Head, Department of Zoology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He has written 30 books and published 255 research papers in national and international Journals of repute.<br/> <BR> Dr. Mahendra B. Jagtap is Zonal Entomologist in National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, Satara (M.S.). He has published 20 research papers in the journals of International repute.

About The Book

Mosquitoes are epidemic burden to human being which cause severe losses financially. They transmit traded diseases such as Malaria, Dengue, Filaria, Chikungunya, Japanese Encephalities, etc. Therefore, control of mosquitoes is control of above diseases. In the text eleven newly described species of mosquitoes viz., Anopheles (Cellia) Krishnai, Anopheles (Anopheles) kolhapuri, Aedes Sathei, Ae. rajashri, Ae. (Finlaya) rajashri, Culex (Culex) malhari, Culex (Culex) malkapuri, Culex (Barraudius)

Table of Contents

Preface v <BR> 1. General Introduction 1 <BR> 2. Review of Literature 17 <BR> 3. Materials and Methods 29 <BR> 4. Taxonomy 48 <BR> Genus: Anopheles Meigen <BR> Genus: Anopheles Meigen <BR> Genus: Aedes Meigen <BR> Genus Culex Linnaeus <BR> 5. Seasonal Abundance and Distribution of Mosquitoes 185 <BR> 6. Life Cycle of Mosquitoes 206 <BR> 7. Mosquito Control 210 <BR> References 239 <BR> Index 273