Medical Entomology: A Textbook on Public Health and Veterinary Problems Caused by Arthropods by B.F. Eldridge

Medical Entomology: A Textbook on Public Health and Veterinary Problems Caused by Arthropods

byB.F. Eldridge, J.D. Edman

Kobo ebook | December 6, 2012

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The subject of medical entomology contin­ tors such as insecticide susceptibility, vector ues to be of great importance. Arthropod-borne competence, host preference and similar impor­ diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, dengue tant phenomena. Now, a variety of new meth­ and filariasis continue to cause considerable ods are available to study genes, and to geneti­ human suffering and death. Problems in ani­ cally alter important characteristics in vectors mal production, wildlife and pets of humans as a potential means of controlling human and caused by arthropods still exact a large eco­ animal diseases. nomic toll. In the past 2 decades, the invasion Many of the traditional tasks of medical en­ of exotic pests and pathogens has presented tomologists continue to be important. Arthro­ new problems in several countries, including pod systematics is important because the need the USA. For example, the year 1999 saw the for accurate identification of arthropods is vital invasion of the eastern USA by Aedes japonicus, to an understanding of natural disease cycles.
Title:Medical Entomology: A Textbook on Public Health and Veterinary Problems Caused by ArthropodsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 6, 2012Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:940116472X

ISBN - 13:9789401164726

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