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Distribution of field caught mosquitoes from Laredo, Texas
(Texas A&M International University, 2011-08)
Within the last decades, mosquito-borne viruses have re-emerged in the United States. These infectious viruses include Dengue, West Nile, St. Louis Encephalitis, and Chikungunya, just to name a few. Originating in sub-tropical ...
The Asiatic clam (Corbicula fluminea) as a bio-monitor for determining the distribution of antimony, arsenic and thallium in the water column and sediments of Manadas Creek, Laredo, Texas
(Texas A&M International University, 2016-02)
Manadas Creek is an urban tributary of the Rio Grande that flows past a decommissioned antimony smelter. This smelter is associated with the heavy metal contamination in the creek and still poses a threat to the surrounding ...