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Temperature Fluctuations Affect Population Growth Rate of Dengue Mosquito

Dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Exciting research today out of the University of California, Davis. The PLOS ONE journal published  “Effects of Fluctuating Daily Temperatures at Critical Thermal Extremes on Aedes aegypti Life-History Traits," written by lead...

Dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Photo courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Posted on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 9:49 PM

Trying to Control Dengue

The dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy  of James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

It's not just high temperatures that play a significant role in the transmission of dengue, a deadly mosquito-borne disease that strikes millions of people in tropical and subtropical countries. The size and pattern of fluctuations in daily...

The dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy  of James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
The dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy of James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

The dengue mosquito, Aedes aegypti. (Photo courtesy of James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

Posted on Monday, April 18, 2011 at 8:03 PM
 
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