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dc.date.accessioned 2014-04-29T21:41:56Z
dc.date.available 2014-04-29T21:41:56Z
dc.date.issued 2003-07
dc.identifier.uri http://sedici.unlp.edu.ar/handle/10915/35058
dc.description.abstract Monthly oviposition activity and the seasonal density pattern of Aedes aegypti were studied using larvitraps and ovitraps during a research carried out by the Public Health Ministry of Salta Province, in Tartagal, Aguaray and Salvador Mazza cities, in subtropical Argentina. The A. aegypti population was active in both dry and wet seasons with a peak in March, accordant with the heaviest rainfall. From May to November, the immature population level remained low, but increased in December. Ae. aegypti oviposition activity increased during the fall and summer, when the relative humidity was 60% or higher. Eggs were found in large numbers of ovitraps during all seasons but few eggs were observed in each one during winter. The occurrence and the number of eggs laid were variable when both seasons and cities were compared. The reduction of the population during the winter months was related to the low in the relative humidity of the atmosphere. Significant differences were detected between oviposition occurrences in Tartagal and Aguaray and Salvador Mazza cities, but no differences in the number of eggs were observed. Two factors characterize the seasonal distribution pattern of Ae. aegypti in subtropical Argentina, the absence of a break during winter and an oviposition activity concomitant of the high relative humidity of the atmosphere. en
dc.format.extent 659-663 es
dc.language en es
dc.subject Argentina es
dc.subject Aedes aegypti en
dc.subject egg production en
dc.subject oviposition en
dc.subject seasonal variation en
dc.subject histology en
dc.subject Culicidae en
dc.subject Diptera en
dc.title Oviposition activity and seasonal pattern of a population of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae) in subtropical Argentina en
dc.type Articulo es
sedici.identifier.uri http://www.scielo.br/pdf/mioc/v98n5/v98n5a13.pdf es
sedici.identifier.other pmid:12973534
sedici.identifier.other eid:2-s2.0-0142197122
sedici.identifier.issn 0074-0276 es
sedici.creator.person Micieli, María Victoria es
sedici.creator.person Campos, Raúl E. es
sedici.subject.materias Ciencias Naturales es
sedici.description.fulltext true es
mods.originInfo.place Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo es
sedici.subtype Articulo es
sedici.rights.license Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0)
sedici.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
sedici.description.peerReview peer-review es
sedici.relation.journalTitle Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz es
sedici.relation.journalVolumeAndIssue vol. 98, no. 5 es


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