2006

Bridging laboratory and field research for genetic control of disease vectors

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3800-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-3799-3 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Lessons learnt and anticipated benefits

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      Pages 32-32

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      Executive summary

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      Pages 5-29

      Report of the working-group meeting

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      Pages 33-43

      Review of previous applications of genetics to vector control

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      Pages 45-50

      Genomics and expected benefits for vector entomology

  3. Current state and future needs of laboratory and field science

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      Pages 52-52

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      Genetic approaches for malaria control

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      Pages 67-76

      Current thoughts about the integration of field and laboratory sciences in genetic control of diseas

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      Pages 77-87

      Genetic approaches in Aedes aegypti for control of dengue:

  4. Regional situation reports: malaria and dengue

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      Pages 90-90

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      Pages 91-99

      Malaria and dengue vector biology and control in West and Central Africa

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      Pages 101-109

      Malaria and dengue vector biology and control in Southern and Eastern Africa

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      Pages 111-127

      Malaria and dengue vector biology and control in Southeast Asia

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      Pages 129-141

      Malaria and dengue vector biology and control in Latin America

  5. Integration

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      Pages 144-144

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      Pages 145-148

      Transition from the laboratory to the field and effective interplay

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      Pages 149-155

      Evaluation of drive mechanisms (including transgenes and drivers) in different environmental conditions and genetic backgrounds

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      Pages 157-164

      Tools for monitoring the genetic structure and stability of mosquito populations

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      Pages 165-170

      What are relevant assays for refractoriness?

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      Pages 171-181

      Fitness studies: developing a consensus methodology

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      Pages 183-188

      Mosquito mating behaviour

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      Pages 189-197

      Pathogen evolution issues in genetically modified mosquito vector strategies

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      Pages 199-202

      Models to investigate some issues regarding the feasibility of driving refractoriness genes into mosquito vector populations

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      Pages 203-209

      Identification and characterization of field sites for genetic control of disease vectors

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