Molecular Identification of Mosquito Vectors and Their Management
Description of Molecular Identification of Mosquito Vectors and Their Management
This book summarizes the recent advancements in identifying the mosquito vectors and discusses various strategies for their control.
The book describes various molecular taxonomic methods, including DNA barcoding and single nucleotide polymorphism-based machine learning approach, which are used for the identification of mosquito vectors.
It also presents the various mosquito control methods, namely, phytochemicals, Bacillus thuringiensis toxins, nanotechnology, biological control agents, and environmental management strategies. It also highlights the importance of various repellents that are used for protection from different kinds of mosquito vectors.
Finally, the book offers a comprehensive yet representative description of challenges associated with mosquito vector-borne diseases. The book is a useful resource for medical entomologists, health workers, and researchers working in mosquito-control and vector-borne diseases.
About the Author
Dr. Tapan Kumar Barik is working as an Assistant Professor in the Post Graduate Department of Zoology, Berhampur University, India. He has received Ph.D. from the Center for advance study in Zoology, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India.
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