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1 December 2008 Evaluation of the Inhibition of Egg Laying, Larvicidal Effects, and Bloodfeeding Success of Aedes aegypti Exposed to Permethrin- and Bifenthrin-Treated Military Tent Fabric
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Laboratory studies were conducted to evaluate the effects of treating military canvas tent fabric with bifenthrin and permethrin on the survival of the eggs and larvae of Aedes aegypti. Gravid female Ae aegypti were able to oviposit on tent canvas treated with either bifenthrin or permethrin. However, none of the eggs laid on treated canvas hatched, and no larvae added to water in treated trays survived. Low residual concentrations of bifenthrin and permethrin on treated canvas prevented the development of eggs and larvae of Ae. aegypti. Inhibition of bloodfeeding was shown when Ae. aegypti adults were exposed to lower concentrations (10–50% of operational concentrations) of bifenthrin- and permethrin-treated canvas tent fabric. These experiments have shown that military tent canvas treated with either bifenthrin or permethrin can reduce the development of Ae. aegypti eggs and larvae and reduce bloodfeeding success of adults.

S. P. Frances, R. L. Huggins, and R. D. Cooper "Evaluation of the Inhibition of Egg Laying, Larvicidal Effects, and Bloodfeeding Success of Aedes aegypti Exposed to Permethrin- and Bifenthrin-Treated Military Tent Fabric," Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 24(4), 598-600, (1 December 2008). https://doi.org/10.2987/08-5797.1
Published: 1 December 2008
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