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Research Project: Biting Arthropod Surveillance and Control

Location: Mosquito and Fly Research

Title: Pest Management Practices for the Military: Novel Field Studies to Develop Methods to Protect Deployed Troops from Mosquito, Filth/Biting Flies, and Sand Fly Vectors

item Linthicum, Kenneth - Ken
item Gibson, Seth
item Aldridge, Robert

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 10/15/2014
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: New techniques that we developed to protect deployed military troops from the threat of vector-borne diseases and are also applicable for use by civilian mosquito control program use are described. Techniques illustrated included (1) novel military personal protection methods, (2) barrier treatments of artificial materials and natural vegetation, and (3) ground and aerial ULV and thermal fog applications for adult mosquito suppression.