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World Health Organization : Year 1985-86 ; (Tdr) the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases Bcv Sphaericus 85.3: Informal Consultation on the Development of -Bacil-Lus Sphaericus as a Microbial Larvicide

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1985-86 ; (Tdr) the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases Bcv Sphaericus 85.3: Informal Consultation on the Development of -Bacil-Lus Sphaericus as a Microbial Larvicide  
Author: Undp, World Bank
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
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Over the past decade, resistance to cliemlcal insecticides continued t o sprcad among important mosquito and b l a c k f l y v e c t o r s . It1 tho same period, fewer new chemical i n s e c t i . c i d e s were developed Lo r e p l a c e those t h a t had become i n e f f e c t i v e . As a r e s u l t , i t became imperative t h a t a l t e r n a t i v e vector c o n t r o l agents and methods be developed.

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CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2. CHARACTERISTICS OF BACILLUS SPHAERICUS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2.1 Strains and Isolates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2.2 ModeofAction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 e 2.3 Bioassay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2.4 Potential for Improved Strains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3. LABORATORY AND FIELD EVALUATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3.1 Results of Laboratory and Field Trials . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3.2 Persistence versus Recycling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 3.3 Potential Use of Bacillus sphaericus in Vector Control . . . 9 4. PRODUCTION.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.1 Media and Fermentation Conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.2 Formulations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 4.3 Local Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 5. SAFETY.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 5.1 Effects on Non-Target and Beneficial Fauna . . . . . . . . . . 12 5.2 Mammalian Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 6. CONCLUSIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 7. RECOMMENDATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 8. REFERENCES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 ANNEX X LIST OF PARTICIPANTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 ANNEX I1 BIOASSAY METHOD FOR THE TITRATION OF BACILLUS SPHAERICUS PREPARATIONS WITH RB 80 STANDARD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 ANNEX 111 TECHNIQUE FOR THE SELECTIVE ISOLATION OF INSECTICIDAL LACILLUS SPHAERICUS FROM SOIL SAMPLES . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 ANNEX IV PROTOCOLS FOR LABORATORY AND FIELD EVALUATIONS . . . . . . . . 23


 
 



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