American Journal of Entomology

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    Mapping Ae. aegypti Bird Bath Habitats for Implementing "Seek and Destroy" Larval Source Management in Hillsborough County, FL. USA

    Kristen Keana Ritchie*, Ricardo Lzurieta, Ismael Hoare, Namit Choudhari, Kayleigh Murray, Brooke Yost, David Fiess, Paolo Pecora, Anthony Masys, Jesse Casanova, Benjamin George Jacob

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 1-17
    Received: 24 October 2023
    Accepted: 11 December 2023
    Published: 11 January 2024
    Abstract: Bird baths pose a threat to human life as they are the perfect foci for Aedes aegypti Linnaeus, a mosquito that can spread chikungunya, Zika fever, Rift Valley fever, Mayaro, Yellow fever, and dengue under the right temperature and precipitation conditions. The vector lays its eggs in containers with standing water, which later emerge as blood-feed... Show More
  • Research Article

    Assessment of the Effect of Neem Plant Products on House Mosquito Repellency: A Case Study of Burera and Gicumbi Districts

    Gaspard Ntabakirabose*, Clementine Mukanoheri, Karinda Mory Vital, Marie Henriette Uwera, Concorde Nsengumuremyi, Venuste Nsengimana

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2024
    Pages: 18-25
    Received: 19 February 2024
    Accepted: 5 March 2024
    Published: 17 April 2024
    Abstract: Insect pests, diseases, and weeds are interlinked and complement each other. Mosquito bites constitute a nuisance to man and his environment. The female Anopheles mosquito transmits malaria parasites, Aedes aegygti mosquitoes are known to transmit yellow fever and dengue fever. Therefore, the present study seeks to assess the effect of neem plant p... Show More