volume 168, issue 2, P148-157 2020
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12884
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Mihaela Kavran, Igor Pajović, Dušan Petrić, Aleksandra Ignjatović‐Ćupina, Nedeljko Latinović, Miomir Jovanović, Stephen Alexander Quarrie, Marija Zgomba

Abstract: Abstract Aquatain® mosquito formulation (AMF) is a silicone‐based monomolecular film, which has recently been approved for use in the European Union. The physical mode of action based on lowering water surface tension prevents mosquito larvae/pupae respiration. Additionally, AMF disables gravid females from landing on the water surface and obstructs the natural oviposition process. Due to multistage effects on mosquitoes, AMF could be a product of choice for defined water body and container breeders such as C…

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