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Ovicidal and Oviposition Deterrent Activities of Medicinal Plant Extracts Against Aedes aegypti L. and Culex quinquefasciatus Say Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae)
The hexane extract of L. acidissima could be used in an integrated mosquito management program and showed 100% oviposition deterrent activity against Cx. Expand
Effect of niloticin, a protolimonoid isolated from Limonia acidissima L. (Rutaceae) on the immature stages of dengue vector Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae).
The results indicate that niloticin could be used as a potential natural mosquitocide and recorded strong larvicidal and pupicidal activities against Aedes aegypti. Expand
Ovicidal and repellent activities of Cereus hildmannianus (K. Schum.) (Cactaceae) extracts against the dengue vector Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae)
A preliminary screening was performed with hexane, petroleum ether, ethyl acetate, carbon tetrachloride and aqueous extracts of Cereus hildmannianus cladodes for ovicidal and repellent activitiesExpand
Biology and mating behaviour of Coranus spiniscutis Reuter (Hemiptera: Reduviidae), a key predator of rice gandhi bug Leptocorisa varicornis Fabricius
The reduviid predator, Coranus spiniscutis was reared in the laboratory on rice moth Corcyra cephalonica larvae for studying its biology and mating behaviour and this study helps to integrate this reduviids in IPM programme either directly or indirectly. Expand
Antimicrobial activity of some actinomycetes from Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India
It is revealed that, among 106 actinomycetes screened, Streptomyces rimosus (FMS-20) (Accession No-KT827106) showed promising antimicrobial activity against all the tested human microbial pathogens. Expand
Larvicidal, Ovicidal, and Repellent Activities of Marine Sponge Cliona celata (Grant) Extracts against Culex quinquefasciatus Say and Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae)
The hexane extract was found to be the most effective protectant against the adult mosquitoes of both species and could be used to obtain some novel pesticidal molecules. Expand
Larvicidal Activity of Medicinal Plant Extracts Against Culex Quinquefasciatus Say and Aedes Aegypti L. Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae)
The results of larvicidal activity clearly showed that the hexane extract of L. acidissima was the most potent larvicide among five different plant extracts screened against both vector mosquitoes. Expand
Effect of Hadda beetle, Epilachna vigintioctopunctata Fab. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) infestation on eggplant leaf (Solanum melongena L.) and bio-control potential of essential oil formulations.
The present study evaluates the nature of feeding damage of Epilachna vigintioctopunctata on leaves of Solanum melongena L. and antifeedant activities of essential oil formulations against E. vigintiunctata to find a good alternative for the chemical pesticides. Expand
Larvicidal and Pupicidal Activities of Alizarin Isolated from Roots of Rubia cordifolia Against Culex quinquefasciatus Say and Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae)
Alizarin could be used as a potential larvicide and pupicide in Culex quinquefasciatus and Aedes aegypti and presented good larvicidal and pupicidal activities. Expand
Current status of genome editing in vector mosquitoes: A review.
The high specificity and flexibility of CRISPR/Cas9 system may offer possibilities for novel genome editing for the control of important diseases spread by vector mosquitoes. Expand