Drainage methods for the control of mosquitoes

Dehghani, R. and Mostafaei, G.R. and Zarghi, I. (2011) Drainage methods for the control of mosquitoes. Feyz Journal of Kashan University of Medical Sciences, 15.

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Background: Considering the importance of mosquito control in public health and the need to use non-chemical and safe methods for the environment health, the aim of the present study was to review the advantages of drainage methods for the control of mosquito. Materials and Methods: This study was carried out by a systematic search using key words in Internet, related websites, scientific research journals both in English and Persian during 1982-2010. Among the searched materials, the most eligible resources were selected and evaluated.Results: The history of problems caused by mosquitoes and how to control them in human communities, date back to the human life. Due to its simplicity, durability and harmless nature, the method has a worldwide application. Applying different drainage methods in areas with high water table and rainfall is an effective and appropriate way to control mosquitoes. Conclusion: to sum up, drainage method, as a non-chemical method, has the potential of being environmentally safe.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Environmental Science
Divisions: Feyz journal
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 10 May 2017 12:34
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2017 13:23
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1937

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