The fumigation has been initiated in different areas of Quetta city including Inscumb Road, Zarghoon Road, Chaman Phatak, Jail Road, Hudda, Civil Hospital area and mosquitocide
were sprayed on Monday under Malaria Control Program.
In the R&D area, Cyanotech continues to pursue development of its unique, bio-engineered mosquitocide
product and its aldolase catalytic antibody.
This pesticide was subsequently not reregistered with the Environmental Protection Agency after 1992 for use as a mosquitocide
and therefore was taken off the market.
The DHO, on a query, said that mosquitocide
were being sprayed by health department in urban as well as rural areas of the district and primarily those villages were focused where cases of Dengue surfaced and their surroundings.
Manoj Kumar Malani and Chief Municipal Officer Mohammad Malook Khaskhali has told the reporter on Wednesday that anti dengue mosquito spray campaign have been launched at Mithi and mosquitocides
were sprayed thrice in different areas of the town.
We retained the following variables as covariates for postnatal multiple regression model: child's sex, feeding pattern (artificial feeding, other pattern), inhabitation, child hand-to-mouth behaviors (frequent, few), whether families lived near (100 m distance) plantations or green parks, whether chipped paint fell from the wall in homes, passive smoking, whether family used indoor insecticides within 1 year, whether family used mosquitocides
within 1 year, at least one farmer in household, family annual income, maternal work status, paternal work status, maternal education, and sampling season.
The coumarin derivative pachyrrhizine, a compound from tubers of Neorautanenia mitis, showed larvicidal and adulticidal activities against Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus Say that were comparable to deltamethrin and alpha-cypermethrin, two standard mosquitocides
Plant extracts are safer for non target organisms including man (Din et al., 2011), therefore, plant based formulations would be more feasible from environmental perspective than synthetic mosquitocides (Bhat and Kempraj, 2009).
albopictus which encourages the development of alternative active ingredients as effective mosquitocides.
Mosquito control in the Tennessee Valley Authority area was not brought about by mosquitocides
but by clear-cutting the margins of bodies of water to reduce or eliminate mosquito habitat.
Plant extracts are safer for non target organisms including man, therefore, plant based formulations would be more feasible from environmental perspective than synthetic mosquitocides
(Bhat and Kempraj, 2009).