Effect of larvae density on adult size of Aedes aegypti reared under laboratory condictions

Renata Antonaci Gama Karina de Carvalho Alves Reane Ferreira Martins Álvaro Eduardo Eiras Marcelo Carvalho de Resende About the authors

To evaluate the influence of larval density in development of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes we evaluated three different densities. It was observed that conditions of high larval density and shortage of food produced a reduction in the size of adults and increased mortality rate of Aedes aegypti in laboratory conditions.

Aedes aegypti; Density; Mortality


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