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Lessons from Agriculture for the Sustainable Management of Malaria Vectors

  • Matthew B. Thomas,

    Affiliation: Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics and Department of Entomology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • H. Charles J. Godfray,

    Affiliation: Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Andrew F. Read,

    Affiliations: Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics and Department of Entomology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Henk van den Berg,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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  • Bruce E. Tabashnik,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Joop C. van Lenteren,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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  • Jeff K. Waage,

    Affiliation: London International Development Centre, London, United Kingdom

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  • Willem Takken mail

    willem.takken@wur.nl

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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  • Published: July 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001262

About the Authors

Matthew B. Thomas, Andrew F. Read
Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics and Department of Entomology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
H. Charles J. Godfray
Ecology Research Group, Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
Andrew F. Read
Department of Biology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Henk van den Berg, Joop C. van Lenteren, Willem Takken
Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Bruce E. Tabashnik
Department of Entomology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
Jeff K. Waage
London International Development Centre, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: willem.takken@wur.nl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: MT WT. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: MT WT AFR HvdB BET HCJG JVvL JKW. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MT WT AFR HvdB BET HCJG JVvL JKW. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: MT WT AFR HvdB BET HCJG JVvL JKW.