Category Archive Arthropod Vectors

Vectors of diseases


Many species of insects transmit diseases in humans and animals, while some are blood suckers that cause pain, irritation and allergies.  Sometimes, the arthropod borne diseases reach epidemic proportions when vector control becomes as important as the disease itself.  Detail studies of biology, seasonal history and transmission capacities of these vectors are very important for devising effective control strategies. The following vectors are described here:

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