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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEPLOYED WARFIGHTER PROTECTION RESEARCH PROGRAM (FY2011) Project Number: 6202-22000-028-12
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2010
End Date: Sep 30, 2012

To devise innovative methods for the suppression of insects that transmit diseases to U.S. military deployed abroad.

Design and evaluate new insect bioassay cages. Identify and test compounds with insecticidal activity that makes them especially beneficial in the rapid control of mosquitoes, flies, and other arthropods responsible for carrying disease agents. Devise innovative means of applying control agents especially suited for use in combat or deployment conditions.

Last Modified: 11/26/2015
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