Retraction Note to: Mosquitocidal properties of Bacillus species isolated from mangroves of Vellar estuary, Southeast coast of India

  • S. BalakrishnanEmail author
  • K. Indira
  • M. Srinivasan
Retraction Note

Retraction Note to: J Parasit Dis (July-Sept 2015) 39(3):385–392

The Editor-in-Chief has retracted this article [1] because of overlap with previously published articles [2, 3, 4]. Author S. Balakrishnan agrees with this retraction. Authors M. Srinivasan and K. Indira have not responded to any correspondence about this retraction.



  1. 1.
    Balakrishnan S, Indira K, Srinivasan M (2015) Mosquitocidal properties of Bacillus species isolated from mangroves of Vellar estuary. Southeast Coast India J Parasit Dis 39:385. CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Geetha I, Prabakaran G, Paily KP, Manonmani AM, Balaraman K (2007) Characterisation of three mosquitocidal Bacillus strains isolated from mangrove forest. Biol Control 42(1):34–40. CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Geetha I, Manonmani AM, Prabakaran G (2011) Bacillus amyloliquefaciens: a mosquitocidal bacterium from mangrove forests of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India. Acta Trop 120(3):155–159. CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Radhika D, Ramathilaga A, Sathesh Prabu C, Murugesan AG (2011) Evaluation of larvicidal activity of soil microbial isolates (Bacillus and Acinetobactor Sp.) against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)—the vector of Chikungunya and Dengue. Proc Int Acad Ecol Environ Sci 1(3–4):169–178Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine SciencesAnnamalai UniversityParangipettaiIndia

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