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close this bookGuidelines for Dengue Surveillance and Mosquito Control, 1995 (WHO - OMS, 1995, 112 p.)
close this folder4. CONTROL: ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
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View the documentElimination or alteration of breeding sites
Open this folder and view contentsPreventing breeding in water storage containers

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Aedes larvae are container-breeders which thrive in both clean and organically rich water in both natural and artificial containers. Hence, container management to reduce the sources of breeding habitats is one of the best approaches for controlling Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus.