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Vegetation and the importance of insecticide-treated target siting for control of glossina fuscipes fuscipes
(Public Library of Science, 2011-09-20)
Control of tsetse flies using insecticide-treated targets is often hampered by vegetation re-growth and encroachment which obscures a target and renders it less effective. Potentially this is of particular concern for the ...
Optimizing the colour and fabric of targets for the control of the tsetse fly Glossina fuscipes fuscipes
Background: Most cases of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) start with a bite from one of the subspecies of Glossina fuscipes. Tsetse use a range of olfactory and visual stimuli to locate their hosts and this response ...
Improving the cost-effectiveness of artificial visual baits for controlling the tsetse fly glossina fuscipes fuscipes
(Public Library of Science, 2009-07)
Tsetse flies, which transmit sleeping sickness to humans and nagana to cattle, are commonly controlled by stationary artificial baits consisting of traps or insecticide-treated screens known as targets. In Kenya the use ...