Culex tritaeniorhynchus is an important vector of Japanese encephalitis, its control being of great concern to medical entomologists and epidemiologists. Various insecticides have been tested for the control of this mosquito in the laboratory and in the field, particularly in Japan and Korea. Thus, it was demonstrated by several investigators that it is difficult to control this species by the residual spraying of insecticides as a result of its exophilic characteristics (Fukui et al., 1957; Nishigaki, 1970).


Natural Enemy Rice Field Mosquito Population Adult Mosquito Japanese Encephalitis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Asahina, S. et al. (1963) Control tests of C. tritaeniorhynchus larvae in paddy fields, Jap. J. Sanit. Zool., 14, 241–244.Google Scholar
  2. Fukui, M. et al. (1957) On the effect of residues and DDT and dieldrin to mosquitos (studies on residual effects of insecticides 1), Jap. J. Sanit. Zool., 8, 34–39.Google Scholar
  3. Hill, M.N. (1970) Japanese encephalitis in Sarawaki studies on adult mosquito populations, Trans. Roy.Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg., 64(4), 489–496.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Ogata, K. and Nakayama, T. (1963) Field tests on the control of mosquito larvae by insecticides in a paddy field, Jap. J. Sanit. Zool., 14, 245–250.Google Scholar
  5. Moore, N.W. (1967) A synopsis of the pesticide problem, Adv. Ecol. Res., 4, 75–129.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Nishigaki, J. (1970) Studies on the control of Culex tritaeniorhynchus by larvicide application, Trop. Med. (Nagasaki), 11, 183–201.Google Scholar
  7. Sasaba, T. and Kiritani, K. (1972) Pest control in paddy fields: past, present and future, Technocraft, 5, 50–55.Google Scholar
  8. Suzuki, T. and Ogata, K. (1961) On the effect of aerial application of dipterex dust to flies and mosquitos, Jap. J. Sanit. Zool., 12, 101–104.Google Scholar
  9. Uemoto, K. (1969) Control of Culex tritaeniorhynchus, Jap. J. Trop. Med., 10, 111–117Google Scholar
  10. Wada, Y. (1972) Theoretical model for a Japanese encephalitis epidemic, Trop. Med. (Nagasaki), 14, 41–54.Google Scholar
  11. Wilkinson, R.N., Barnes, W.W., Gillogly, A.R., and Minnemeyer, C.D. (1971) Field evaluation of slow-release mosquito larvicides, J. econ. Ent., 64(1), 1–3.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshito Wada
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical ZoologyNagasaki University School of MedicineNagasakiJapan

Personalised recommendations