Accession Number : AD0785528
Title : Insect Repellent Research - 1973.
Descriptive Note : Interim rept.
Corporate Author : LETTERMAN ARMY INST OF RESEARCH PRESIDIO OF SAN FRANCISCO CA
Report Date : 25 FEB 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 54
Abstract : Contents: Neurophysiology of mosquito chemoreceptors; Moen-chase guinea pigs as model hosts for mosquito repellent screening; Selection of arthropods for repellent testing; Computer data based mosquito repellent development; Low volatility topical insect repellents; Use of fixatives in enhancing protection time of mosquito repellents; Consideration of repellent screening standards; A comparison of the repellency of SRI-developed compounds to mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) and to stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans) -- A preliminary report; Wide-mesh netting--a new epidemiological tool; Space repellents--status and potential; Status of hazard evaluation of LAIR candidate repellents.
Descriptors : *INSECT REPELLENTS, BIOASSAY, LABORATORY ANIMALS, INSECT CONTROL, PEST CONTROL, MODELS, ARTHROPODA, HAZARDS, CULICIDAE, STANDARDS, NEUROLOGY, PHYSIOLOGY.
Subject Categories : Hygiene and Sanitation
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE