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    • Discriminative feeding behaviour of Anopheles gambiae s.s. on endemic plants in western Kenya. 

      Hassanali, Ahmed; Manda, H.; Gouagna, L. C.; Nyandat, E.; Kabiru, Ephantus W.; Jackson, R. R.; Foster, W. A.; Githure, J. I.; Beier, J. C. (Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2007-03)
      Anopheles gambiae Giles s.s. (Diptera: Culicidae) is known to feed on plant sugars, but this is the first experimental study to consider whether it discriminates between plant species. Thirteen perennial plant species were ...
    • Effect of discriminative plant-sugar feeding on the survival and fecundity of Anopheles gambiae 

      Hassanali, Ahmed; Manda, H.; Gouagna, L. C.; Foster, W. A.; Jackson, R. R.; Beier, J. C.; Githure, J. I. (BioMed Central, 2007-08)
      Background A previous study showed for Anopheles gambiae s.s. a gradation of feeding preference on common plant species growing in a malaria holoendemic area in western Kenya. The present follow-up study determines whether ...