Marc E. Slaff

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I teach Medical and Veterinary Entomology. I also am working on a project to look at how mosquito control agencies utilize the information they gather toward the decision-making process involved with intergrated pest management.

Research Projects

  • DEP SMCC project.

Refereed Publications

  • Slaff, M. and N.H. Newton. 1993. Location of tick (Acari: Ixodidae) attachment sites on humans in North Carolina. J. Med. Entomol. 30: 485-488.
  • Slaff, M. and C.S. Apperson. 1989. A key to the mosquitoes of North Carolina and the mid-Atlantic states. Bull. NC Ag. Exp. Sta. Publication AG 412.
  • Waters, B.T. and M. Slaff. 1987. A small habitat, larval mosquito sampler. J. Am. Mosq. Control Assoc. 3: 514.
  • Slaff, M. 1986. Predicting the emergence of Coquillettidia perturbans. J. Am. Mosq. Control Assoc. 2: 227-228.
  • Parker, M., A.L. Anderson and M. Slaff. 1986. An automatic carbon dioxide delivery device for mosquito traps. J. Am. Mosq. Control Assoc. 2: 236-237.
  • Slaff, M. and J.D. Haefner. 1985. Seasonal and spatial distribution of Mansonia dyari, Mansonia titillans and Coquillettidia perturbans (Diptera: Culicidae) in the central Florida, USA, phosphate region. J. Med. Entomol. 22: 624-629.
  • Slaff, M. and J.D. Haefner. 1985. The impact of phosphate mining on Culex nigripalpus and Culex salinarius (Diptera: Culicidae) populations in central Florida. Fla. Entomol. 68: 444-450.
  • Slaff, M., J.D. Haefner, R.E. Parsons and F. Wilson. 1984. A modified pyramidal emergence trap for collecting mosquitoes. Mosq. News 44: 197-199.
  • Slaff, M. and J. Nemjo. 1984. A gynandromorph of Mansonia dyari in central Florida, USA. Mosq. News 44: 247.
  • Nemjo, J. and M. Slaff. 1984. Head capsule width as a tool for instar and species identification of Mansonia dyari, M. titillans and Coquillettidia perturbans (Diptera: Culicidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 77: 633-635.
  • Slaff, M., W.J. Crans and L.J. McCuiston. 1983. A comparison of three mosquito sampling techniques in northwestern New Jersey. Mosq. News 43: 287-290.
  • Slaff, M. and T.A. Chen. 1982. The isolation of a spiroplasma from Aedes sollicitans (Walker) in New Jersey. J. Fla. Anti-Mosq. Assoc. 53: 19-21.
  • Slaff, M. and W.J. Crans. 1982. Impounded water as a major producer of Culex salinarius (Diptera: Culicidae) in coastal areas of New Jersey, USA. J. Med. Entomol. 19: 185-190.
  • Slaff, M. and W.J. Crans. 1981. The host seeking activity of Culex salinarius. Mosq. News 41: 443-447.
  • laff, M. and W.J. Crans. 1981. Overwintering of Culex salinarius based on the physiological status and activity of pre- and post-hibernating populations. J. Med. Entomol. 18: 65-68.
  • Slaff, M. and W.J. Crans. 1977. Parous rates of overwintering Culex pipiens pipiens L. in New Jersey. Mosq. News 37: 11-14.
  • Crans, W.J. and M. Slaff. 1977. Growth and behavior of colonized Toxorhynchites rutilus septentrionalis. Mosq. News 37: 207-211.
  • Crans, W.J., J.D. Downing and M.E. Slaff. 1976. Behavioral changes in the salt marsh mosquito, Aedes sollicitans, as a result of increased physiological age. Mosq. News 36: 437-445.