Location: Animal Production and Protection
Project Number: 0208-32000-001-52-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Oct 1, 2010
End Date: Sep 30, 2012
To devise innovative methods for the suppression of insects that transmit diseases to U.S. military deployed abroad.
Identify and test compounds with insecticidal activity that makes them especially beneficial in the rapid control o fmosquitoes, flies, and other arthropods responsible for carrying disease agent. Devise innovative means of applying control agents especially suited for use in combat or deployment conditions. Identify and test new classes of topical and area repellents for use by troops.