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Antifeedant and repellent potential of alginate based microcapsules containing eucalyptus oil against house rat, Rattus rattus

  title={Antifeedant and repellent potential of alginate based microcapsules containing eucalyptus oil against house rat, Rattus rattus},
  author={Shipra Sachdeva and Neena Singla},
  journal={Journal of entomology and zoology studies},
Microencapsulation of the desired oil reduces the evaporation rate due to limited permeability of thin wall material thereby increasing efficacy for a longer period. For evaluating antifeedant effect, microcapsules containing three different concentrations of the oil (3, 5 or 7%) and mixed in food at 5, 10 and 20% concentrations were exposed to house rats, Rattus rattus. Significant antifeedant effect of microcapsules was found at all the three concentrations of oil and that of microcapsules… 

Effect of cinnamic aldehyde as repellent on behaviour and gastrointestinal tract of house rat, Rattus rattus

Analysis of rats fed on plain bait and 5% CA treated bait revealed its potential as an antifeedant against R. rattus under both no-choice and bi-choice conditions, however, antifeedsant/secondary repellent effect of 5%CA was more under bi- choice conditions.

Gel Carriers for Plant Extracts and Synthetic Pesticides in Rodent and Arthropod Pest Control: An Overview

Gels as emerging formulation of so called “smart insecticides” based on molecular iRNA disruptors are discussed.



Increasing Efficacy of Eucalyptus Oil as Repellent Against Rattus rattus by Controlled Release Through Encapsulated Wax Blocks

  • N. SinglaR. Kaur
  • Biology
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences
  • 2016
5 % eucalyptus oil encapsulated in wax blocks is suggested as the minimum effective concentration for repellent against R. rattus and may be used as part of integrated pest management technology for managing rats in enclosed store houses.

Potential of Eucalyptus Oil as Repellent against House Rat, Rattus rattus

Present studies reveal the potential of eucalyptus oil in repelling away R. rattus; however, further studies may be conducted to enhance the persistence of repellent effect for longer period of time.

Potential of citronella oil as rodent repellent measured as aversion to food

Higher potential of daily application of citronella oil as paint in repelling away rats of both sexes is revealed, with significant repellent effect of the oil.

Antifeeding effects of a neem (Azadirachta indica)-based formulation botanical bird repellent against the house rat (Rattus rattus)

The antifeeding effects of botanical bird repellent against R. rattus clearly show and the consumption of treated food decreased from day 1 to day 4 of the treatment at all the concentrations tested in both bi-choice and no-choice feeding tests which might be due to conditioned food aversion behaviour developed in response to the ingestion of treatedFood.

Repellent activities of essential oils and monoterpenes against Culex pipiens pallens.

With gas chromatography-mass spectrometry analysis, thyme essential oil was a rich source of 5 monoterpenes, including in descending order thymol, p-cymene, carvacrol, linalool, and alpha-terpinene, which effectively repelled adult mosquitoes on hairless mice.

Microencapsulation of Essential Oils within Alginate: Formulation and in Vitro Evaluation of Antifungal Activity

E encapsulation in Ca-alginate microspheres may effectively reduce the evaporation rate of essential oils, thus increase the potential antifungal activity.

Effects of plant volatiles on the feeding and oviposition of Thrips tabaci

The influence was determined of essential oils and their volatile constituents from plant species within the Lamiaceae on the feeding activity and reproduction of adult female onion thrips, Thrips

Repellency of Oils of Lemon Eucalyptus, Geranium, and Lavender and the Mosquito Repellent MyggA Natural to Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Laboratory and Field

In field tests in tick-infested areas in central Sweden, tick repellency of MyggA Natural and C. citriodora oil was tested by the blanket-dragging technique for 4 d during a 6-d period and declined significantly from day 1 to day 6.