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A Simple Method for Sampling the Immature Stages of Aedes togoi


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Title: A Simple Method for Sampling the Immature Stages of Aedes togoi
Authors: Mori, Akio
Issue Date: 27-Dec-1989
Publisher: 長崎大学熱帯医学研究所 / Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
Citation: 熱帯医学 Tropical medicine 31(4). p171-174, 1989
Abstract: A simple and accurate method was developed for sampling the immature stages of Aedes togoi in rock pools. As the distribution of this mosquito is contagious in water, the number of larvae and pupae caught by the conventional dipping method, in which surface water is collected by a dipper, is variable among samplings. But by stirring well the water in a jar, the distribution pattern became uniform, and nearly the same number of larvae and pupae could be collected by any dipping. The ratio of the number of immature stages of mosquitoes caught by a dipper to the whole number of them in the jar was exactly equivalent to the ratio of the volume of the dipper to that of the water in the jar.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/4557
ISSN: 03855643
Type: Departmental Bulletin Paper
Appears in Collections:Volume 31, No. 4

Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/4557

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