Finding effective methods for mosquito control remains one of the great global challenges facing this generation. Bio-mathematics, Statistics and Nano-Technologies: Mosquito Control Strategies brings together experts from a large array of disciplines in order to provide a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge techniques to model, analyse and combat mosquito-transmitted vector-borne diseases.


  • Includes multiple case studies
  • Suitable for scientists and professionals working on methods for mosquito control and Epidemiology
  • Provide a much-needed focal point for interdisciplinary discussion

part I|66 pages

Control of Mosquitos and Their World: An Overview

chapter Chapter 1|11 pages

Practical Control Methods and New Techniques for Mosquito Control

ByGunter C. Muller, Steve Peper, Rui-De Xue

chapter Chapter 2|8 pages

Concepts of Best Management Practices for Intergrated Pest, Mosquito, and Vector Management

ByRui-De Xue, Tong-Yan Zhao

chapter Chapter 4|26 pages

Biology, Surveillance and Control of Mosquito Vectors

ByElton Rogozi

part II|42 pages

Mathematical Modeling Immunity: An Overview

chapter Chapter 5|41 pages

Models of Acquired Immunity to Malaria: A Review

ByMiracle Amadi, Haario Heikki, Gerry Killeen

part III|48 pages

Mathematical Epidemiology including Mosquito Dynamics and Control Theory

chapter Chapter 6|33 pages

Multi-Strain Host-Vector Dengue Modeling: Dynamics and Control

ByBob W. Kooi, Peter Rashkov, Ezio Venturino

chapter Chapter 7|14 pages

Mathematical Models and Optimal Control in Mosquito Transmitted Diseases

ByPeyman Ghaffari, Cristiana J. Silva, Delfim F. M. Torres

part IV|12 pages

Topological Studies: Topology Meets Mosquito Control

chapter Chapter 8|11 pages

On the Shape and Design of Mosquito Abatement Districts

ByJames R. Bozeman

part V|18 pages

Chemometric and Mathematical Approach for Modeling and Designing Mosquito Repellents

chapter Chapter 9|17 pages

A Multiplatform Chemometric Approach to Molecular and Mathematical Modeling of Mosquito Repellents

ByMilica Ž. Karadžić Banjac, Strahinja Z. Kovačević, Sanja O. Podunavac-Kuzmanović

part VI|18 pages

Pharmacy Meets Mosquito Control: Using Pharmacological Tools Combating Mosquito Transmitted VBDs

chapter Chapter 10|17 pages

Pharmacological Approach to Combat Mosquito Transmitted Malaria

ByKamunkhwala Gausi, Sveinbjorn Gizurarson, Baxter Hepburn Kachingwe, Ellen Kalesi Gondwe Mhango, Precious Ngwalero Katundu, Peter E. Olumese

part VII|20 pages

Using Natural Oils and Micro-encapsulation Combatting Mosquitos: An Overview

chapter Chapter 11|9 pages

Plant Based Repellents - Green Mosquito Control

ByKaterina Atkovska, Stefan Kuvendziev, Kiril Lisichkov, Mirko Marinkovski, Erhan Mustafa

chapter Chapter 12|10 pages

Micro-encapsulation of Essential Oils for Antimicrobial Function and Mosquito Repellency

ByKatie Lair, Jinsong Shen, Anita Soroh

part VIII|28 pages

Textiles and Paints as Mosquito Control Tools

chapter Chapter 13|11 pages

Mosquito Repellent against Anopheles Spp. and Aedes Aegypti on Cotton Fabric

ByLea Botteri, Renata Antonaci Gama, Peyman Ghaffari, Ana Marija Grancaric, Freire Renato Cesar de Melo, José Heriberto Oliveira do Nascimento, Leon Rivaldo

chapter Chapter 14|8 pages

Recent Progress in Silica-Based Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Treatments as Anti-Mosquito Textile Finishing

ByAna Marija Grancaric, Veronica Migani, Maria Rosaria Plutino, Giuseppe Rosace, Valentina Trovato

chapter Chapter 15|8 pages

Cotton and Polyester Fabrics Plasma Coated with Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon Films (A-C:H) as Platform for Further Refinement

ByLea Botteri, Christian B. Fischer, Melanie Fritz, Ana Marija Grancaric

part IX|14 pages

Testing Methods for Treated Textiles with Mosquito-Repellents: An Overview

chapter Chapter 16|13 pages

Testing Methods for Mosquito-Repellent Treated Textiles

ByHitoshi Kawada, Rui-De Xue

part X|30 pages

Case Studies: Putting Knowledge into Action

chapter Chapter 17|15 pages

A Case Study: How the Rephaiah Project Combats Malaria in Young Children

ByWilfred Dodoli, Titha Dzowela, Sveinbjorn Gizurarson, Emmanuel Mwathunga, Precious Ngwalero Katundu, Urður Njarðvík, Kristín Linda Ragnarsdóttir, Guðlaug María Sveinbjörnsdóttir

chapter Chapter 18|14 pages

Strengthening the Control of Mosquito Vectors in Cabo Verde: New Approaches to Improve Intervention Strategies

ByLara Ferrero Gómez, Derciliano Lopes da Cruz, Morgana do Nascimento Xavier, Deinilson Conselheiro Mendes, Rosângela Maria Rodrigues Barbosa, Constância Flávia Junqueira Ayres, Hélio Daniel Ribeiro Rocha