ABUNDANCE OF MOSQUITO SPECIES WITHIN SOKOTO METROPOLIS

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ABSTRACT

The study was conducted to determine the abundance of mosquito species within Sokoto metropolis. Three (3) locations, which are Danbuwa, Gobirawa and GidanIgwai, in three (3) Local Government Areas, namely; DangeShuni, Sokoto South and Sokoto North Local Government Areas respectively, were sampled out of the five (5) Local Government Areas that make up Sokoto Metropolis were sampled. A total of 341 Mosquitoes species belonging to two genera were collected. The genera identified are Anopheles and Culex. The number of Culex and Anopheles were 213(62.5%) and 128(37.5%) respectively, showing a significant difference between the two genera. The total number of males was 194, representing 56.9% of the sample and a total number of females was 147, representing 43.1% of the total sample, showing a significant difference between the gender (P >0.05). The total number of the engorged Mosquitoes collected were 57, representing 39% of the total sample, while the total number of the not engorged mosquitoes collected were 90, representing 61% of the total sample collected. There was no significant difference between the engorged and the not engorged mosquitoes P

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APA

Barn, R. & EMEKAEKWUE, T (2021). ABUNDANCE OF MOSQUITO SPECIES WITHIN SOKOTO METROPOLIS. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/abundance-of-mosquito-species-within-sokoto-metropolis

MLA 8th

Barn, Research, and TOCHUKWU EMEKAEKWUE "ABUNDANCE OF MOSQUITO SPECIES WITHIN SOKOTO METROPOLIS" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Mar. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/abundance-of-mosquito-species-within-sokoto-metropolis. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

MLA7

Barn, Research, and TOCHUKWU EMEKAEKWUE . "ABUNDANCE OF MOSQUITO SPECIES WITHIN SOKOTO METROPOLIS". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Mar. 2021. Web. 22 May. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/abundance-of-mosquito-species-within-sokoto-metropolis >.

Chicago

Barn, Research and EMEKAEKWUE, TOCHUKWU . "ABUNDANCE OF MOSQUITO SPECIES WITHIN SOKOTO METROPOLIS" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 22, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/abundance-of-mosquito-species-within-sokoto-metropolis