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close this bookVector Control - Methods for Use by Individuals and Communities (WHO, 1997, 425 p.)
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close this folderChapter 1 - Mosquitos and other biting Diptera
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close this folderMaking houses and shelters insect-proof
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close this folderAvoidance and diversion of biting Diptera
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close this folderTraps and insecticide-impregnated screens
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close this folderChapter 4 - Bedbugs, fleas, lice, ticks and mites
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close this folderChapter 9 - House-spraying with residual insecticides
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