Capric Acid as a Larvicide and an Oviposition Stimulant for Mosquitoes

@article{MAW1970CapricAA,
  title={Capric Acid as a Larvicide and an Oviposition Stimulant for Mosquitoes},
  author={M. G. MAW},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1970},
  volume={227},
  pages={1154-1155}
}
CONCERN about the excessive use of insecticides has focused attention on less toxic materials and revived interest in certain fatty acids1–4. Insecticidal properties of some of these acids (especially of their potassium soaps) have long been recognized and this has led to their widespread use in sprays5,6. 

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