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    • Current status and future prognosis of malaria vector control pesticide ecotoxicology and Xenopus sp. 

      Wolmarans, Nico J.; Wepener, Victor; Bervoets, Lieven; Meire, Patrick (Springer, 2020)
      Anurans from the genus Xenopus have long been used as standard testing organisms and occur naturally in tropical and sub-tropical areas where malaria vector control pesticides are actively used. However, literature on the ...
    • DDT exposure of frogs: a case study from Limpopo Province, South Africa 

      Viljoen, Ignatius M.; Bornman, Riana; Bouwman, Hindrik (Elsevier, 2016)
      Amphibians are globally under pressure with environmental contaminants contributing to this. Despite caution aired more than 80 years ago of threats posed to amphibians by DDT spraying for disease vector control, no data ...
    • Discussing the future of amphibians in research 

      Brod, Samuel; Garner, Trenton W.J.; Brookes, L. (Nature, 2019)
      Amphibians have been used as experimental organisms for centuries. Recent years have seen a renewed interest in amphibians as models of human development and disease and an urgent need to understand and mitigate the impacts ...