Studies on Culex pipiens Complex and the filarial Parasite, Brugia, pahangi

OBIAMIWE B.A.

ABSTRACT: Mosquito transmission of the filarial parasites (Brugia spp. and Wuchereria bancrofti and the inheritance of transmission of parasites by insects are reviewed. The gene, sb in. Culex pipiens complex controls the development of the filarial parasite, Brugia pahangi. Evidence is given that sb and re (red-eyed) are located in the chromosome hearing the sex determining
locus {m).

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