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Efficacy and Potential for Non-Target Effects of Larvicides for West Nile Virus Control in Seatttle Catch Basin

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Title Efficacy and Potential for Non-Target Effects of Larvicides for West Nile Virus Control in Seatttle Catch Basin
Creator Sternberg, Morgan Conquest, Loveday
Subject West Nile virus larvicides urban runoff streams watersheds Salmonidae local government water public research mosquito control
Description In anticipation of the spread of West Nile Virus, Seattle officials promoted a city-wide research effort over the summers of 2006 and 2007 designed to investigate the efficacy and fate of four common larvicides: Mosquito Dunks® and Bits® (Bacillus thuringiensis [Bti]), VectoLex® WSP (Bacillus sphaericus [Bs]), VectoLex® CG (Bs), and Altosid® Briquets (Methoprene). All treatments resulted in a rapid reduction in number of pupae (Bti and Bs treatments) or emergence success of pupae...
Publisher University of Washington Water Center
Date 2011-05-31T17:31:57Z 2011-05-31T17:31:57Z 2009-02-18
Type Presentation Recording, oral
Identifier http://hdl.handle.net/1773/16548
Language en_US
Relation 2009 Annual Review of Research;Sternberg and Conquest

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