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Research Article

Optimizing the Colour and Fabric of Targets for the Control of the Tsetse Fly Glossina fuscipes fuscipes

  • Jenny M. Lindh mail,

    jenlindh@kth.se (JML); m.j.lehane@liv.ac.uk (MJL)

    Affiliations: Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom, African Insect Science for Food and Health, Thomas Odhiambo Campus, Mbita Point, Kenya

    Current address: Organic Chemistry, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Parikshit Goswami,

    Affiliation: Sustainable Materials Research Group, Centre for Technical Textiles, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

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  • Richard S. Blackburn,

    Affiliation: Sustainable Materials Research Group, Centre for Technical Textiles, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

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  • Sarah E. J. Arnold,

    Affiliation: Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Greenwich, United Kingdom

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  • Glyn A. Vale,

    Affiliations: Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Greenwich, United Kingdom, Southern African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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  • Mike J. Lehane mail,

    jenlindh@kth.se (JML); m.j.lehane@liv.ac.uk (MJL)

    Affiliation: Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Steve J. Torr

    Affiliation: Southern African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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  • Published: May 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001661

About the Authors

Jenny M. Lindh, Mike J. Lehane
Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Jenny M. Lindh
African Insect Science for Food and Health, Thomas Odhiambo Campus, Mbita Point, Kenya
Parikshit Goswami, Richard S. Blackburn
Sustainable Materials Research Group, Centre for Technical Textiles, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Sarah E. J. Arnold, Glyn A. Vale
Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, Greenwich, United Kingdom
Glyn A. Vale, Steve J. Torr
Southern African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JML MJL SJT. Performed the experiments: JML. Analyzed the data: JML SEJA GAV MJL SJT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PG RSB. Wrote the paper: JML PG RSB SEJA GAV MJL SJT.