TY - CHAP A1 - Zerguine Karima ED1 - Farzana Khan Perveen Y1 - 2021-09-08 PY - 2021 T1 - Chironomidae: Biology, Ecology and Systematics N2 - This book provides comprehensive and concise knowledge about Diptera, an order of insects that has both useful and harmful aspects for humans, animals, plants, and the environment. Insects of this order act as agricultural pests as well as vectors of diseases and carriers of microorganisms. Chapters cover such topics as characteristics of different types of Dipteran insects including fruit flies, mosquitos, and midges, and strategies to control insect populations to combat the spread of human and animal diseases such as dengue, trypanosomosis, and others. BT - The Wonders of Diptera SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.95577 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.95577 SN - 978-1-83968-883-6 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-10-17 ER -