Accession Number : AD0768294
Title : Repellent-Treated Collars and Wrist Bands for Personal Protection Against Biting Flies.
Descriptive Note : Technical note,
Corporate Author : DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT OTTAWA (ONTARIO)
Personal Author(s) : McAndless, John M.
Report Date : 27 SEP 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 23
Abstract : A small field trail was carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of repellent-treated collars and wrist bands against biting flies. The repellent-treated items proved useful in reducing the number of insect landings but did not offer as much protection as liquid repellent applied directly to exposed skin. (Author)
Descriptors : *INSECT REPELLENTS, *DIPTERA, INSECT CONTROL, OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, HUMANS, CANADA.
Subject Categories : Hygiene and Sanitation
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE