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Title: Vector control activities. Fiscal year, 1982

Abstract

The goal of the TVA Vector Control Program is to protect the public from potential vectors of disease by controlling medically-important arthropod pests that are propagated on TVA lands or waters. In addition, freedom from annoying mosquitoes and other blood-sucking pests permits the development, use, and full enjoyment of the vast recreational opportunities offered by the many miles of freshwater lakes. To attain this goal the program is divided into operations and support studies. The support studies are designed to improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of the control program and to identify other vector control problems that require TVA attention and study. Specifically, activities concerning water level management of TVA lakes, dewatering projects, plant growth control, drainage and insect control programs are detailed. Further, report is made of post-impoundment surveys, soil sampling studies of Mosquite larvae and ecological mosquito management studies.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville (USA). Div. of Air and Water Resources
OSTI Identifier:
5612994
Report Number(s):
TVA/PUB-83/45
ON: DE84900276
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Portions are illegible in microfiche products
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
13 HYDRO ENERGY; BEETLES; PEST CONTROL; FLIES; INSECTS; MOSQUITOES; PHEROMONE; FIELD TESTS; TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY; WATER RESERVOIRS; TICKS; WASPS; DISEASE VECTORS; DRAINAGE; INSECTICIDES; MALATHION; ORGANIC CHLORINE COMPOUNDS; ANIMALS; ARACHNIDS; ARTHROPODS; CARBOXYLIC ACID ESTERS; COLEOPTERA; CONTROL; DIPTERA; ESTERS; HYMENOPTERA; INVERTEBRATES; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC HALOGEN COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC PHOSPHORUS COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC SULFUR COMPOUNDS; PESTICIDES; SECRETION; SURFACE WATERS; TESTING; THIOLS; US ORGANIZATIONS 130600* -- Hydro Energy-- Environmental Aspects

Citation Formats

Pickard, E., Cooney, J.C., and McDuff, B.R. Vector control activities. Fiscal year, 1982. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Pickard, E., Cooney, J.C., & McDuff, B.R. Vector control activities. Fiscal year, 1982. United States.
Pickard, E., Cooney, J.C., and McDuff, B.R. 1983. "Vector control activities. Fiscal year, 1982". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {The goal of the TVA Vector Control Program is to protect the public from potential vectors of disease by controlling medically-important arthropod pests that are propagated on TVA lands or waters. In addition, freedom from annoying mosquitoes and other blood-sucking pests permits the development, use, and full enjoyment of the vast recreational opportunities offered by the many miles of freshwater lakes. To attain this goal the program is divided into operations and support studies. The support studies are designed to improve the operational effectiveness and efficiency of the control program and to identify other vector control problems that require TVA attention and study. Specifically, activities concerning water level management of TVA lakes, dewatering projects, plant growth control, drainage and insect control programs are detailed. Further, report is made of post-impoundment surveys, soil sampling studies of Mosquite larvae and ecological mosquito management studies.},
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