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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (Fy2013) Project Number: 0208-32000-001-63
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Oct 01, 2012
End Date: Sep 30, 2014

Objective:
To devise innovative methods for the suppression of insects that transmit diseases to U.S. military deployed abroad.

Approach:
Identify and test compounds with insecticidal activity that makes them especially beneficial in the rapid control of mosquitoes, flies, and other arthopods responsible for carrying disease agent. Devise innovative means of applying control agents especially suited for use in combat or deployment conditions. Identify and test new classes of topical and area repellents for use by troops.

Last Modified: 9/1/2014
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