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Table 1 Bibliographic databases used for searching

From: What are the effects of control of mosquitoes and other nematoceran Diptera using the microbial agent Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti) on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems? A systematic review protocol

Database/platform Searched field Publisher and URL
Web of Sciencea Topic Clarivate Analytics,
Scopus Title, abstract and keywords Elsevier,
ProQuest Natural Science Collectionb Abstract Proquest,
CAB Abstracts Abstract, title, original title, broad terms, heading words, identifiers, cabicodes Ovid,
Academic search premier Abstract or author-supplied abstract EBSCO,
Directory of Open Access Journalsc All fields Independent,
  1. aIncluding Web of Science™ Core Collection, KCI-Korean Journal Database, MEDLINE, Russian Science Citation Index, and SciELO Citation Index
  2. bIncluding AGRICOLA, Agricultural Science database, Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), Biological Science database, Biological Science index, Earth, atmosphere & Aquatic Science database, Environmental Science database, Environmental Science index, MEDLINE, Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts, and TOXLINE
  3. cWildcards are not allowed. The search will be performed using the following Application Programming Interface (API) request: (nematocera OR midge OR diptera OR mosquito OR vector OR larv OR “black fly” OR “black flies” OR biting OR chironom OR culicidae OR simuliidae) AND (bti OR israelensis OR vectobac OR Introban OR biorational OR biopesticide OR biolarvicide)