Assessment of environmental sensitivity of cockroaches in Bandar Abbas sewage system to poison Pyrethroids and Carbamates insecticides

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Mohsen Dehghani 1 , * , Hamid Sadeghi Goghari 2 , Kourosh Azizi 3

1 Assistant Professor Department of Environmental Health, Islamic Azad University, Bnadar Abbas Branch, Bandar Abbas, Iran.

2 MSc of Environmental Management, Research Center for Health, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.

3 Associate Professor Department of Medical Entomology, Research Center for Health, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.

How to Cite: Dehghani M, Sadeghi Goghari H, Azizi K. Assessment of environmental sensitivity of cockroaches in Bandar Abbas sewage system to poison Pyrethroids and Carbamates insecticides, Hormozgan Med J. 2014 ; 18(1):e87843.

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Hormozgan Medical Journal: 18 (1); e87843
Published Online: September 04, 2012
Article Type: Research Article
Received: June 15, 2012
Accepted: September 04, 2012

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Abstract

Introduction: Bandar Abbas sewage system is one of the areas in great quality of
cockroaches. In spite of passing a short time from exploitation of this system (since 1383), It
is necessary considering the cockroaches abundance and the best way of fighting against this
insect.
Methods: In this investigation four poisons of delta metrine, sypermetrine, Permetrine and
Sevin, were selected to test the rate of efficiency on caclerouches in Bandar Abbas sewag
system.
Results: The results of cockroaches trapping by random cluster sampling of Bandar Abbas
sewage system showed that the most abundance of cockroaches is concentrated on the east
towns of the city (Pegah, Tohid, etc). In this investigation 458 cockroaches were trapped
and all of them were American kind of cockroaches. Among tested poisons, the most
effective in destroying of cockroaches was delta metrine by doses of 3.125μl/m².
Conclusion: Hot and humid climate in Bandar Abbas is the best conditions for
cockroaches. Specially American cockroach’s Dominant population in the city's sewage
system is allocated and Delta metrine, Sypermetrine, Permetrine and Sevin pesticides were
effective for their removal.

Keywords

Cockroaches – Insecticides - Bandar Abbas

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