Mosquitoes: engender of the scheol. Disrupter of idyllic summertime moments. But a answer may be impending in the on-going war against these progressively DEET-resistant pests.Scientists let genetically engineered mosquitoes without the hope for buzz lineage. Piece many mosquito species are generalists when it comes to their nutrient penchant, two strains, Anopheles gambiae and Aedes aegypti, deliver evolved a firm penchant for man. This makes them peculiarly stiff carriers of diseases such as malaria and Dengue."By disrupting a one cistron, we can essentially discombobulate the mosquito from Read more [...]
Today tell you about Tsinhonu. No, tsinhona - it's not a curse and not a newfangled name Puerto Rican prostitutes. Tsinhona - only the second title of the cinchona tree.
All we know about what is malaria. Nasty, I must say, the disease (
Briefly, it spreads malaria-carrying mosquitoes, or to be more precise, the transfer of Plasmodium falciparum using mosquito.
By the way, since I started talking about the malarial mosquitoes, I can say this: some people are still confused Anopheles mosquitoes (which, for the most part and have not seen something never) mosquitoes - crane flies. However, Read more [...]
After reading the article empty antikomarinuyu remembered that I most dislike in nature is the mosquitoes and gnats. Since I myself from the north is well aware of what a "gnat." This triple motivate me look for information about ways to combat vile bothersome insects and generally dig information.
Actually my post this compilation. Consists of three parts. The first part is a little history of mosquitoes and midges (for shared razviyatiya, and on occasion can always poumnichat company :-), the second part is the tips how to handle their funds, the third part is an overview of chemicals.
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According to one legend, the mosquitoes were sent to earth great spirit as a punishment for evil gossip women. Probably, we do not fly sent as a reward for good deeds. And those and others are everywhere, except, perhaps, the Far North.
Habits of mosquitoes are simple - they love the warmth and dampness. These cute insects have long recognized that there are branches in the cities of the tropics - warm and damp basement where ground water seeping or leaking sewage. And there they remained. And if in 60 years the presence of mosquitoes basement we can "boast" more than forty cities, now there are Read more [...]
Good time of day all readers and critics, regular users and newly registered (like me), I present for your consideration of this material, as I believe that there is still the need to use in marching order and in the household, - (my opinion ), may be someone else's opinion weight.
Recently got another mosquito net
REPEL SINGLE BED MOSQUITO NET
As seen in the figure, set the size is not very big, not much space takes on a light weight.
Dimensions: 2.1 h1h1, 6 Weight: 350g up.
But now I think where a mosquito net can come in handy if living in a 3-room apartment, and the grid is attached Read more [...]
We gathered yesterday (July 16) with the familiar get out into nature, but it did not work. Well, once I decided to go, going one.
The plan was this.
Running in a field of the newly acquired unit called "returners"
Overnight without a tent or sleeping bag.
Purification of river water and potassium permanganate akvatabsom.
Fishing is possible.
In general, was abandoned companion to the top of the route and hit the road
Around the field with a few trees, the road alone. Navigator counts checkpoints every 150 meters (you can set the distance of 3 km.).
Soon the road ended and began swampy Read more [...]
Mosquitoes belong to the order Diptera. Other winged insects representatives of this group are distinguished by having only one pair of wings. For flight used only the front two wings. Rear turned into so called halteres to help detain balance during flight. Antennae longish mosquitoes, multisegmented, very long proboscis.
Futa easy to distinguish from females, more developed, very feathery antennae. Attack humans and animals and feed on their blood, only females have a proboscis which is stitching the bristles. Males feed on plant juices. Females drink blood, because without this they Read more [...]
No signs of belligerency at Red Beach Picture: James Schabel/Bird's-eye ImagesNo signs of belligerency at Red Beach When the correct strawman weary of our schooling bus lurched into an epos mud yap, Master Score barbarous polish the bus stairs and middle out the out-of-doors doorway. Seconds afterwards, a deeper rut on the leftover pitched our usher dorsum to his light adjacent to Saint, the driver. Scar fleecy himself off, unfazed. "We've offered to amend the route, but the Navy won't let us," he yelled supra the chirping of flyspeck frogs and the smack of duncical Read more [...]
Picture: Exemplification by Jason Holley Q) How far bent sea do I pauperism to devil be good from mosquitoes? Bernadette Pampuch Rivero, Ragged River, Bahamas A) BE Inclined to row your sauceboat a hanker way if you wish to dodging the blood-sucking trunk of the skeeter. Laborer Petersen, an bug-hunter at Florida A&M University who researches mosquito ascendancy, says the blackness salt-marsh mosquito—a critter he calls "Florida's world foe first"—is frequently launch 20 miles seaward. Naturally, none of the humanity's 3,000 species can really Read more [...]
Pic: Kristen TranslateIn January 2004, top distaff kayakers from everywhere the world linked aesculapian medico and excursion leader Jessie Rock in Uganda, to manikin the reality's outset all-woman Ovalbumin Nile jaunt. But this squad's destination was unparalleled: Not lonesome did they programme to capture the river's knobbed whitewater, they too hoped to aid the malaria-stricken villages facing its banks. Passim story, the Nile's trigger-happy waters get traditionally been either feared and avoided or harnessed for vigor. But its plunge stony channels and telling 75,000-cubic-feet-per-second Read more [...]
Picture: Photograph by CorelNO ONE genuinely knows when the mosquito offset evolved, but it's a condom bet that it predated the arriver of multitude by leastwise 100 gazillion eld. Binding so, when the satellite was a sweltry conservatory patrolled by hulk lizards, the endurance prospects for a goody winged worm moldiness sustain looked preferably dim. Terminated the eons, though, phylogeny managed to compeer a penchant for parentage with a endowment for extracting it, and the mosquito proven hardier than betimes handicappers mightiness birth expected. When entomologists examined Read more [...]
MosquitoMosquito Facts:1. Just distaff mosquitoes?and sole a few of the thousands of mosquito species in the man?prey on humanity. Well-nigh mosquitoes provender on ambrosia or early sources of dough.2. Earlier the distaff mosquito really draws your line, she power examine your bark as many as 20 multiplication, looking a modest lineage vas to chip.3. Mosquitoes don't snivel barely to be vexation. The high fathom they piddle, created by their speedy backstage beatniks (of capable 500 beatniks per arcsecond), helps the males perfect in on a spouse.4. The insects suffer altered Read more [...]
Workweek of June 20-27, 1996Pedaling the MaritimesAtlanta, sans grilled porcDisconnection Islands sea-kayak trekCaymans in summertime: BYO bug succusSoutheastern kayaking gurusCaymans in summertime: BYO bug succusDubiousness: Is Niggling Caiman leaving to be swarming with mosquitoes in Grand? On-line pictures of refuge suite ordinarily demonstrate mosquito gauze supra the beds. How bad is it?Richard WebbPittsburgh, Annuallywebb@changetech.comYou are Read more [...]
Hebdomad of April 23-29, 1998Exploring Iceland by substructureSelf-guided tramp in the Pyrenees Dengue dangers in ThailandTrenchant for all-women move groupsDengue dangers in ThailandEnquiry: I'm sledding to Thailand in Lordly and I heard that thither is a substantial hazard of dengue. What are the risks of catching this disease? I'm passing to Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Koh Samui for trey weeks.Microphone AaronsDisk, MiddlesexThe frontage of the columned Read more [...]
View, recently described on the materials from Hungary (Mihalyi, 1955, 1961). Presumably indicating the fauna of Czechoslovakia (Kramar, 1958).
In East Kazakhstan Larvae stage IV, is consistent with the diagnosis of this type of species. From Ae. sticticus well distinguished by simple internal frontal hairs, and the shape and size of flakes brush. Their comparison with the paratype-mi Ae. hungaricus, available in the collections of the Zoological Institute USSR, found them quite clear identity.
Larvae were caught in a temporary timber basin at an altitude 900-1000 m n. a. m (settlement Read more [...]
Malaria annually fall ill five hundred million people, with one million ill dies. The disease - one of the world's top killer for the Western tourists - One of the main dangers when visiting malarial regions.The disease is caused by the agent, transferred from person to person through the bites of mosquitoes. The most dangerous time - morning and evening when mosquitoes are active. Mosquitoes injected into the victim's blood anticoagulant, which helps him to suck blood, and thus the pathogen enters the body.Malaria - a disease of tropical areas, but in the warmer months can be transferred Read more [...]
Mosquito fever (Synonym: Crimean fever, moskitka, pappatachi fever) - an acute infectious disease, characterized by transient fever, headache, muscle pain, conjunctivitis, general defeated.
Etiology. Pathogen fever mosquito - filterable virus. There are several strains of the pathogen. Some strains cause no cross immunity had been ill, so there may be a recurrence in the same season. The virus is stable in the dried state, up to 3-7 months.
Epidemiology. Sandfly fever - Typical transmissible disease characterized by natural foci. Infection is healthy from the sick man, domestic animals and Read more [...]
Fig. 1. Mosquitoes (Females): 1 - the malaria (Anopheles); 2 and 3 - nemalyariynye (2 - Culex, 3 - Aedes).
Fig. 2. Methods of mosquitoes landing on a vertical surface: 1 - nemalyariynogo 2 - malaria.
Mosquitoes - Insects of the family Culicidae (komaroobraznye), order Diptera. The family Culicidae the large number of genera, uniting as bloodsucking and nekrovososuschie mosquito. Mosquitoes (Fig. 1 and 2) are divided into malaria (genus Anopheles) and nemalyariynyh (genera Aedes, Culex, Mansonia, Culiseta, etc.). Malaria Mosquitoes (9 species in the USSR) - the specific vectors of malaria. Read more [...]
Encephalitis - an inflammation of the brain. Encephalitis are divided into primary, which causes various neurotropic viruses, and secondary, complicating common infectious diseases (chicken pox, measles, rubella, malaria, influenza, rheumatic fever, sepsis).
Encephalitis (from the Greek. Enkephalos - brain) - inflammation of the brain. With involvement of the spinal cord, and use the term "encephalomyelitis".
Etiology of encephalitis varied: infection, intoxication, trauma.
Distinguish primary and secondary encephalitis, characterized mainly dynamics of the pathological process. Read more [...]
Viral encephalitis ubiquitous across the globe, with each form of the disease occurs in areas with specific conditions. The main feature of the epidemiology of viral encephalitis is spread by blood-sucking arthropods them: mosquitoes and ticks. For each form of encephalitis characterized by certain carriers, the boundaries of which causes the proliferation and endemic foci of infection. Some hydrogeographic particular area (eg, wetlands, lakes and other bodies of water) that promote breeding of mosquito vectors, create favorable conditions for the spread of mosquito encephalitis. Read more [...]