Comparative larvicidal activity of different species of Ocimum against Culex quinquefasciatus.

Ocimum is a genus of aromatic herbs, undershurbs or shrubs distributed in the tropical and warm temperate regions of the world. Larvicidal activity of essential oils and different extracts of O. sanctum, O. basilicum and O. gratissimum were compared on laboratory reared and field collected larvae of Culex quinquefasciatus. Thin layer chromatographic… CONTINUE READING