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