Biochemical evidence of efficacy of potash alum for the control of dengue vector Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus)

Abstract

Aedes aegypti is the primary vector of dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya in India and other South East Asian countries, and novel insecticides for vector control are urgently needed. In the present investigation, efficacy of potash alum, a traditionally known double salt in Indian and Chinese medicine system, was tested against the larvae of dengue… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00436-010-2210-6

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