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Provided is a breeding container which is adapted to be lethal to container breeding mosquitoes which contains:a walled structure defining an internal volume, the walled structure being constructed and arranged to contain an aqueous liquid within at least a portion of the internal volume;at least one opening in the walled structure disposed so as to allow mosquitoes to enter the walled structure;mosquito egg laying structure in the internal volume constructed and arranged such that female mosquitoes contact a surface of the mosquito egg laying structure; andan insecticide that is lethal to mosquitoes present in an amount sufficient to kill the female mosquitoes in contact with the surface. Also provided is a lethal mosquito breeding container kit and a method for controlling the population of container breeding mosquitoes.

Docket:WRAIR 97-17

Publication/Issued No.:6,389,740

Publication/Issue Date:2002-05-21

Categories: Device

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Inventor(s):PERICH, M.; ZEICHNER, B.

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