Accession Number : ADD006430

Title :   Method for the Control of Mosquitos by the Use of Film-Forming Materials.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Garrett ,William D ; Barger,William R

Report Date : 03 Jul 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A method of controlling mosquitos by adsorbing onto the surface of a body of water suitable for breeding mosquitos a monomolcular or duplex film of an organic material which reduces the surface tension of the body of water of 30 dynes/cm or less. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Culicidae, *Insect control, Breeding, Water, Surfaces, Tension, Interfacial tension, Reduction

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE