Ruurd de Jong

Year2006
CategoryBiology
CountriesItaly
DescriptionBart Knols for showing that the female malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae is attracted equally to the smell of limburger cheese and to the smell of human feet.
Reference"On Human Odour, Malaria Mosquitoes, and Limburger Cheese" Bart. G.J. Knols, The Lancet, vol. 348, November 9, 1996, p. 1322. ; “Behavioural and electrophysiological responses of the female malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) to Limburger cheese volatiles,” Bulletin of Entomological Research, B.G.J. Knols, J.J.A. van Loon, A. Cork, R.D. Robinson, et al., vol. 87, 1997, pp. 151-159. ; "Limburger Cheese as an Attractant for the Malaria Mosquito Anopheles gambiae s.s." B.G,J. Knols and R. De Jong, Parasitology Today, yd. 12, no. 4, 1996, pp. 159-61. ; "Selection of Biting Sites on Man by Two Malaria Mosquito Species" R. De Jong and B.G.J. Knols, Experientia, vol. 51, 1995, pp. 80–84.