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Intercropping increases parasitism of pests
As part of a programme for controlling lepidopteran stem-borers in cereal crops in Africa, we have investigated the effectiveness of combined cropping regimes of cultivatedand wild plants forExpand
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Traditional use of mosquito-repellent plants in western Kenya and their evaluation in semi-field experimental huts against Anopheles gambiae: ethnobotanical studies and application by thermal
Ethnobotanical survey in 2 communities in western Kenya revealed that the most commonly known repellent plants were Ocimum americanum L. (64.1%), Lantana camara L. (17.9%), Tagetes minuta L. (11.3%)Expand
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Repellency of live potted plants against Anopheles gambiae from human baits in semi-field experimental huts.
The repellency of potted plants against the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto Giles was quantified in experimental huts under semi-field conditions inside a screen-walled greenhouse.Expand
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Cleome monophylla essential oil and its constituents as tick (Rhipicephalus appendiculatus) and maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais) repellents
The repellency of the essential oil of the shrub Cleome monophylla (Family: Capparidaceae) and identified constituents of the oil were evaluated against the livestock tick, RhipicephalusExpand
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Gynandropsis gynandra essential oil and its constituents as tick (Rhipicephalus appendiculatus) repellents
Abstract The repellency of the essential oil of the previously reported anti-tick pasture shrub Gynandropsis gynandra and identified constituents of the oil were evaluated against the livestock tick,Expand
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Volatile constituents of essential oil of Tarconanthus camphoratus L
ABSTRACT The leaf oil of Tarconanthus camphoratus (Compositae) was analyzed by GC and GC/MS. Sixty compounds representing ca. 95% of the oil were identified. The major components were α-fencylExpand
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Cleome hirta essential oil as livestock tick (Rhipicephalus appendiculatus) and maize weevil (Sitophilus zeamais) repellent
The repellency of the essential oil of the shrub Cleome hirta and of three identified constituents (phytol, (+)-cedrol, n-octacosane) was evaluated against the livestock tick, RhipicephalusExpand
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