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Table 1 Entomological parameters of the vectorial capacity targeted by effects of airborne insecticides on mosquito behaviour and the measurement in this study

From: An experimental hut study to quantify the effect of DDT and airborne pyrethroids on entomological parameters of malaria transmission

Effect of airborne insecticides Parameter of the vectorial capacity System of study
Deterrence ma2 Field
Excito-repellency and irritancy ma2 Semi-field
Toxicity m, p Field and semi-field
Reduced fecundity (ability of mosquitoes to lay eggs) m Semi-field
Feeding inhibition (mosquitoes prevented from blood feeding) ma2 Semi-field