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World Health Organization : Organisation Mondiale de la Sante ; Serie de Monographies, Volume Number 9: Biology of Anopheles Gambiae Research in French West Africa

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Title: World Health Organization : Organisation Mondiale de la Sante ; Serie de Monographies, Volume Number 9: Biology of Anopheles Gambiae Research in French West Africa  
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Organisation Mondiale de la Sante ; Serie de Monographies, Volume Number 9. Retrieved from http://worldebookfair.com/


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PREFACE The work presented here sets out the results of research carried out over a period of two years in French West Africa, particularly in the Upper Volta region, during a visit there as Research Officer of the Bureau of Scientific Research Overseas. Our grateful thanks are due to the Director of the Bureau, Professeur R. Combes, Membre de YInstitut, for the facilities and resources he placed at our disposal.

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CONTENTS Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 1. Climatological and geographical data . . . . . . . . . FrenchWestAfrica . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Upper Volta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bobo-Dioulasso district . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 2 . Research techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Collection and transport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rearing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dissection techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Determination of ingested blood (precipitin method) . . . . . . . . . . Mounting and preservation of material . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Study of the larval breeding-places . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 3 . Morphology of Anopheles gambiae-Typical form and varieties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adult . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Egg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Larva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pupa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chapter 4 . Biology of the early stages . Larval breeding-places . . . . . . . . . . . Egg-adult life-cycle . . . . . . . . . . . . Resistance to various physical factors . . . . Chapter 5 . Biology of the adults . . . . Cycle of nocturnal activity and aggressiveness Population fluctuations . . . . . . . . . . . Diapause in adult females . . . . . . . . . Chapter 6 . Role of A . gambiae in the transmission of malaria . Chapter 7 . Races and varieties of A . gambiae-Anthropophily and zoophily . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Study of A . gambiae var . rnelas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anthropophilic and zoophilic populations of A . gambiae . . . . . . . . Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Annexes Annex 1. Geographical distribution of A . garnbiae . . . . . . . . . . . Annex 2 . Sporozoite-rates of A . gambiae in various regions of Africa and in Brazil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Annex 3 . Key to the identification of the common anopheles in French West Africa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bibliography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

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