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      Mosquito larvaciding is the practice of applying poisons to kill mosquito larvae in their breeding places. The purpose of this manual is to furnish basic information on where, when, and how to use the different larvicides available for malaria control purposes. The material included is designed to acquaint operations personnel with the several types of larvicides, which type to use for best results, the method of application best suited to different breeding places, and the kind of equipment to use.

      Introduction -- Larvicides -- Types of larvicides: Dusts, Petroleum oils, Emulsions, DDT, Miscellaneous larvicides -- Materials, equipment, and larvicidal techniques: Paris green, Petroleum oils, Emulsions, DDT, Chlorinated hydrocarbons -- Cost and performance rates -- Selection of larvicide and application method -- Planning and organization -- Appendix: Rules governing handling of Paris green, Rules for handling DDT, Specifications for Paris green, Specifications for oil, Specifications for DDT oil mists.

      Printed October 1945, revised August 1946.

      6.17.1206 . SU.FO.COS. WP

      Federal Security Agency, U. S. Public Health Service, Communicable Disease Center, Atlanta. Georgia.

      62 numbered pages

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