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Attractive toxic sugar bait (ATSB) methods decimate populations of Anopheles malaria vectors in arid environments regardless of the local availability of favoured sugar-source blossoms

Overview of attention for article published in Malaria Journal, February 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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Title
Attractive toxic sugar bait (ATSB) methods decimate populations of Anopheles malaria vectors in arid environments regardless of the local availability of favoured sugar-source blossoms
Published in
Malaria Journal, February 2012
DOI 10.1186/1475-2875-11-31
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Authors

John C Beier, Günter C Müller, Weidong Gu, Kristopher L Arheart, Yosef Schlein

Abstract

Attractive toxic sugar bait (ATSB) methods are a new and promising "attract and kill" strategy for mosquito control. Sugar-feeding female and male mosquitoes attracted to ATSB solutions, either sprayed on plants or in bait stations, ingest an incorporated low-risk toxin such as boric acid and are killed. This field study in the arid malaria-free oasis environment of Israel compares how the availability of a primary natural sugar source for Anopheles sergentii mosquitoes: flowering Acacia raddiana trees, affects the efficacy of ATSB methods for mosquito control.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 1%
South Africa 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Belgium 1 <1%
Indonesia 1 <1%
Unknown 166 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 35 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 34 20%
Student > Master 32 18%
Other 15 9%
Student > Bachelor 13 8%
Other 29 17%
Unknown 15 9%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 77 45%
Medicine and Dentistry 17 10%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 17 10%
Environmental Science 9 5%
Immunology and Microbiology 7 4%
Other 25 14%
Unknown 21 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 11. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 23 December 2016.
All research outputs
#1,200,531
of 12,445,334 outputs
Outputs from Malaria Journal
#308
of 3,646 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#35,801
of 302,818 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Malaria Journal
#2
of 48 outputs
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