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1. Evaluation of light emitting diode suction traps for the collection of livestock-associated Culicoides species in South Africa.

Risk analysis of pathogens transmitted by Culicoides (Diptera; Ceratopogonidae) depends on the ability to detect all potential vectors attacking livestock in an area. Onderstepoort 220-V ultraviolet (UV) down-draught light traps are considered the gold standard for this purpose. To improve the...

Author(s) : Beer, C. J. de; Boikanyo, S. N. B.; Venter, G. J.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Medical and Veterinary Entomology 2021 Vol.35 No.3 pp.408-416

2. Efficiency of the CO2-baited omni-directional Fay-Prince trap under semi-field conditions and characterizing response behaviours for the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti.

Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae) is a vector of several serious disease-causing viruses including Dengue, Zika, chikungunya and yellow fever. Effective and efficient trapping methods are essential for meaningful mosquito population and disease-presence surveillance and ultimately, vector...

Author(s) : Amos, B. A.; Cardé, R. T.

Publisher : Wiley, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Medical and Veterinary Entomology 2021 Vol.35 No.3 pp.426-433

3. Light-induced activities of novel naphtho[1,8-ef]isoindole-7,8,10(9H)-trione and oxoisoaporphine derivatives towards mosquito larvae.

Infected mosquitoes are significant vectors of dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya, zika and other pathogens. In the view of increasing resistance in mosquito larvae control, photoactivated insecticides is a promising approach by utilizing highly toxic singlet oxygen produced by photosensitizer...

Author(s) : Xu Qi; Feng Hao; Shao XuSheng

Publisher : Elsevier, Cambridge, UK

Journal article : Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 2021 Vol.48

4. Combinations of emerging technologies with fermentation: interaction effects for detoxification of mycotoxins?

Consumption of foods containing mycotoxins, as crucial groups of naturally occurring toxic agents, could pose significant health risks. While the extensive scientific literature indicates that prevention of contamination by toxigenic fungi is one of the best ways to reduce mycotoxins, detoxifying...

Author(s) : Gavahian, M.; Mathad, G. N.; Oliveira, C. A. F.; Mousavi Khaneghah, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Research International 2021 Vol.141

5. The inhibiting effect of microwave radiation on Paenibacillus larvae spores suspended in water.

The aim of this paper was to investigate the effects of microwave radiation on the viability of Paenibacillus larvae spores and to study the relationship between the microwave power consumption, the exposure time and the number of spores in the examined suspensions. Sterile distilled water...

Author(s) : Pijacek, M.; Bzdil, J.; Bedanova, I.; Danihlik, J.; Moravkova, M.

Publisher : Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

Journal article : Veterinární Medicína 2021 Vol.66 No.3 pp.110-116 ref.13

6. When face masks signal social identity: explaining the deep face-mask divide during the COVID-19 pandemic.

With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging and the vaccination program still rolling out, there continues to be an immediate need for public health officials to better understand the mechanisms behind the deep and perpetual divide over face masks in America. Using a random sample of Americans (N =...

Author(s) : Powdthavee, N.; Riyanto, Y. E.; Wong, E. C. L.; Yeo, J. X. W.; Chan, Q. Y.

Publisher : Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA

Journal article : PLoS ONE 2021 Vol.16 No.6 ref.42

7. The causes of holes and loss of physical integrity in long-lasting insecticidal nets.

Background: Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are expected to last for at least 3 years, but whilst this may be achieved from an insecticidal perspective, physical protection is frequently compromised much earlier because of the rapid accumulation of holes during use. To understand why LLINs...

Author(s) : Wheldrake, A.; Guillemois, E.; Arouni, H.; Chetty, V.; Russell, S. J.

Publisher : BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK

Journal article : Malaria Journal 2021 Vol.20 No.45 pp.(19 January 2021) ref.28

8. Canine separation anxiety: how first referral practices can help.

There are currently approximately 10.1 million pet dogs in the UK, equating to about 26% of the UK adult population owning a dog. Early research indicates that dogs have played an essential role in helping their owners to cope throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. This article explores the potential...

Author(s) : Heirs, M.; Graham, H.

Publisher : MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK

Journal article : Companion Animal 2021 Vol.26 No.8 pp.170-174

9. Simulated leks increase the capture of female Sirex noctilio in the absence of host volatiles.

Male Sirex noctilio Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) form leks in the upper canopy where mating occurs and have an orange abdominal segment not present in females. This study used field trapping studies in South Africa to examine the impact of stimuli (primarily visual) associated with male S....

Author(s) : Allison, J. D.; Slippers, B.; Bouwer, M.; Hurley, B. P.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Pest Management 2021 Vol.67 No.1 pp.58-64 ref.53

10. miRNA-based approaches for sustainable control of diseases.

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) were envisioned, in recent years, as alternative, environmental friendly molecular tools to confer crop protection. This view was based on their ability to move across Kingdoms and to modulate gene expression at the post-transcriptional level, inhibiting pathogens or parasites'...

Author(s) : Pentimone, I.; Ciancio, A.

Publisher : CABI, Wallingford, UK

Journal article : CAB Reviews 2021 Vol.16 No.035 ref.99

11. Power on! Low-energy electrophysical treatment is an effective new weed control approach.

BACKGROUND: Environmental concerns are driving the call for adoption of alternative nonchemical weeding approaches. This study aimed to develop and evaluate a novel, precise, low-energy electrophysical treatment weeding systems and to provide new insight into their control mechanism. Two...

Author(s) : Lati, R. N.; Rosenfeld, L.; David, I. B.; Bechar, A.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Pest Management Science 2021 Vol.77 No.9 pp.4138-4147

12. Effect of ultraviolet-C light on the environmental bacterial bioburden in various veterinary facilities.

OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of a mobile UV-C disinfection device on the environmental bacterial bioburden in veterinary facilities. SAMPLES: 40 swab samples of surfaces from the operating theaters of 3 veterinary hospitals and 1 necropsy laboratory. PROCEDURES: Various surfaces were swabbed, ...

Author(s) : Browne, K. L.; Crowley, J. D.; Tan, C. J.; O'Sullivan, C. B.; Walshphd, W. R.

Publisher : American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA

Journal article : American Journal of Veterinary Research 2021 Vol.82 No.7 pp.582-588

13. Ultrasound-enhanced coagulation for Microcystis aeruginosa removal and disinfection by-product control during subsequent chlorination.

Ultrasound techniques have gained increased interest in environmental remediation because of their promising performance and reagent-free nature. This study investigated the effects of ultrasound-coagulation on Microcystis aeruginosa removal, disinfection by-product (DBP) formation during...

Author(s) : Huang YangRui; Ding ShunKe; Li Lei; Liao QingYing; Chu WenHai; Li HuaiZheng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Water Research (Oxford) 2021 Vol.201

14. Ultrasound-enhanced coagulation for cyanobacterial removal: effects of ultrasound frequency and energy density on coagulation performance, leakage of intracellular organic matters and toxicity.

Ultrasound-enhanced coagulation is capable of effectively removing algal cells in algae-laden water. However, study differences in ultrasound settings, algal cell conditions and coagulant properties complicate the accurate evaluation of this technique for practical applications. No study has yet...

Author(s) : Huang YangRui; Li Lei; Luan XinMiao; Wei XinMin; Li HuaiZheng; Gao NaiYun; Yao JuanJuan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Water Research (Oxford) 2021 Vol.201

15. I'm a mother, therefore I question": parents' legitimation sources of and hesitancy towards early childhood vaccination.

This study was conducted with mothers living in Ankara and registered in the year 2019 with the Immunization Services Unit of the Provincial Directorate of Health as cases of vaccine refusal. This qualitative study used semi-structured interviews to understand how mothers decide about child...

Author(s) : Çelik, K.; Turan, S.; Üner, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Social Science & Medicine 2021 Vol.282 ref.48

16. Modeling and validation of delivered fluence of a continuous dean flow pilot scale UV system: monitoring fluence by biodosimetry approach.

The inactivation of pathogenic microorganisms in water and high transmittance liquid foods has been studied extensively. The efficiency of the process is relatively low for treating opaque liquid foods using traditional UV systems. This study evaluated the ability of UV-C light to inactivate...

Author(s) : Vashisht, P.; Pendyala, B.; Gopisetty, V. V. S.; Patras, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Research International 2021 Vol.148

17. Grafting for managing vegetable crop pests.

Nematode and disease resistant rootstocks have been developed for many vegetable crops including tomato, eggplant, melon, watermelon, and cucumber and are being utilized by an increasing number of growers. Grafting commercially desirable vegetable scions on nematode and disease resistant rootstocks ...

Author(s) : Thies, J. A.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Pest Management Science 2021 Vol.77 No.11 pp.4825-4835 ref.80

18. A conditional female lethal system for genetic suppression of the global fruit crop pest Drosophila suzukii.

BACKGROUND: Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura, 1931, Diptera: Drosophilidae) is a global pest of soft-skinned fruits such as blueberries, cherries and raspberries. Also known as spotted-wing drosophila, D. suzukii is native to Asia but is now widely distributed in the Americas and Europe, and presents...

Author(s) : Li Fang; Yamamoto, A.; Belikoff, E. J.; Berger, A.; Griffith, E. H.; Scott, M. J.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Pest Management Science 2021 Vol.77 No.11 pp.4915-4922 ref.51

19. Steps and challenges in creating and managing quarantine capacity during a global emergency - Qatar's experience.

Background: COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the lack of adequate and appropriate quarantine capacity globally. Most countries lack the knowledge and/or capacity to set up and manage quarantine facilities at a national scale. Methods: The State of Qatar developed a systematic plan to create and manage ...

Author(s) : Masoodi, N.; Abou-Samra, A. B.; Bertollini, R.; Halabi, A.; Haidar, F.; Al-Anzi, N.; Butt, A. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Infection and Public Health 2021 Vol.14 No.5 pp.598-600 ref.6

20. Effectiveness of reflective ribbons in the management of rose-ringed parakeet (Psittacula krameri) in guava (Psidium guajava L.) orchards.

Fruit loss due to birds is a long-standing and costly problem affecting producers across the globe. The rose-ringed parakeet enjoys the status of worst avian pest in the Indian subcontinent. This study provides the information about the effectiveness of reflective ribbons in controlling the damage...

Author(s) : Dar, H. M.; Vashishat Nisha

Publisher : Centre for Advancement of Applied Sciences, Srinagar, India

Journal article : Applied Biological Research 2021 Vol.23 No.1 pp.45-49

21. Monitoring and seasonal fluctuation of flies in Neijiang from 2017 to 2019.

Objective: To learn the density and seasonal variation of flies in Neijiang City, and provide reference for the prevention and control of flies. Methods: Cage traps were applied in the surveillance. Results: From 2017 to 2019,a total of 3 028 flies were captured, and the average density was 3.74...

Author(s) : Yu XueLan; Liu Juan; Liu Peng

Publisher : Editorial Department of the Chinese Journal of Hygienic Insecticides & Equipments, Nanjing, China

Journal article : Chinese Journal of Hygienic Insecticides & Equipments 2021 Vol.27 No.2 pp.136-138

22. Riding the waves of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Korea.

During the first months of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in early 2020, South Korea stood as one of the most successful in preventing a nationwide outbreak. The country was unique in that it did so without enforcing massive border restrictions and tight social distancing...

Author(s) : Obnial, J. C.; Baron, M. B.; Sagsagat, H. A.; Ong, E.; Valenzuela, M. A. N.; Lucero-Prisno, D. E., III

Publisher : CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia

Journal article : Journal of Primary Health Care 2021 Vol.13 No.2 pp.116-120 ref.17

23. Biosecurity measures and their determinants in commercial layer chicken farms in high density provinces of Iran in 2019: a cross-sectional study.

Background and Objectives: The commercial layer chicken farming is one of the most important sectors of the poultry industry. This study was conducted to evaluate the status of biosecurity of commercial layer chicken farms in 9 Iranian provinces with the highest layer chicken population. Methods:...

Author(s) : Rabiee, M. H.; Akbarin, H.; Bokaie, S.; Mehrabadi, M. H. F.; Sadrzadeh, A.; Tehrani, F.

Publisher : Iranian Epidemiological Association, Tehran, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Epidemiology 2021 Vol.17 No.1 pp.fa83-fa92 ref.22

24. Development of novel green pesticide system by using cold plasma to control Plodiainterpunctella in pistachio.

Iran is the most important exporter of pistachios in the world. One of pistachio export challenges is the damage of pistachio by warehouse pests. Many efforts have been made to discover alternative methods of nontoxic pest control. To study the effect of the cold plasma jet on Plodiainterpunctella...

Author(s) : Esmaeili, Z.; Samani, B. H.; Nemati, A.; Nazari, F.; Rostami, S.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 2021 Vol.45 No.7

25. Evolution of plant virus diagnostics used in Australian post entry quarantine.

As part of a special edition for MDPI on plant virology in Australia, this review provides a brief high-level overview on the evolution of diagnostic techniques used in Australian government Post-Entry Quarantine (PEQ) facilities for testing imported plants for viruses. A comprehensive range of...

Author(s) : Whattam, M.; Dinsdale, A.; Elliott, C. E.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Plants 2021 Vol.10 No.7 ref.21