Adulticidal activity against Stegomyia aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) of three Piper spp.

@article{Choochote2006AdulticidalAA,
  title={Adulticidal activity against Stegomyia aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) of three Piper spp.},
  author={Wej Choochote and Udom Chaithong and Kittichai Kamsuk and Eumporn Rattanachanpichai and Atchariya Jitpakdi and Pongsri Tippawangkosol and Dana Chaiyasit and Daruna Champakaew and Benjawan Tuetun and Benjawan Pitasawat},
  journal={Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo},
  year={2006},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={33-7}
}
Three Piper species, Piper longum, P. ribesoides and P. sarmentosum, were selected for investigation of adulticidal potential against Stegomyia aegypti, a main vector of dengue and dengue haemorrhagic fever. Successive extraction by maceration with 95% ethanol showed percentage yields of ethanolic extracts, which derived from P. longum, P. ribesoides and P… CONTINUE READING