Accession Number:

ADD007197

Title:

Carrier and Dispersal Mechanism for a Microorganic Larvicide.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-02-05

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

This document discloses a method of controlling mosquito larvae, by using a spore-forming bacillus ONR-60A obtained from screening clonal isolates from soil samples of known mosquito larval breeding sites. A larvicide comprising the bacillus and a carrier is formulated as a buoyant colloidal suspension which stabilizes just under the surface of the water to concentrate in the feeding zone of many varieties of mosquito larvae. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Radiobiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Ecology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE