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Disease Transmission by Insects: Its Discovery and 90 Years of Effort to Prevent it (Paperback)
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Disease Transmission by Insects: Its Discovery and 90 Years of Effort to Prevent it (Paperback)

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Paperback 361 Pages / Published: 18/03/1993
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About 100 years ago, it was dicovered that insects transmit grave, mainly tropical diseases - very much to the astonishment of the physicians of that time, who saw this as a new, possibly easy, way of eradicating the diseases by exterminating the vectors. For some years, DDT and other then new insecticides achieved great improvements, but subsequently serious setbacks emerged: insecticide-resistance and anxiety about toxicity to man and animals. In the past twenty years, serious efforts have been made tofind alternatives, with varying degrees of success.

Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
ISBN: 9783540554578
Number of pages: 361
Weight: 568 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 19 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 199

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