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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Evaluation of ARS Products for Protection of Deployed Military Personnel from Disease-Transmitting Insects (Fy2009) Project Number: 0208-32000-001-25
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2008
End Date: Sep 30, 2010

Objective:
Coordination and execution of the evaluation of ARS products for the protection of deployed military personnel, to include overseas trials.

Approach:
A Naval officer assigned to the Mosquito and Fly Reaearch Unit will use the funds 1) identify ARS products with potential force health protection potential; 2) coordinate with military laboratories and field sites to test the efficacy of the products in collaboration with ARS personnel funded separately; and 3) execute tests with results reported in the peer reviewed literaure and directly to the Armed Forces Pest Management Board.

Last Modified: 10/24/2014
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