Efficacy of eight larvicidal botanical extracts from Khaya senegalensis and Daucus carota against Culex annulirostris.

@article{Shaalan2006EfficacyOE,
  title={Efficacy of eight larvicidal botanical extracts from Khaya senegalensis and Daucus carota against Culex annulirostris.},
  author={Essam Abdel-salam Shaalan and Deon Vahid Canyon and Mohamed Wagdy Faried Younes and Hoda Abdel-Wahab and Abdel-Hamid Mansour},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={433-6}
}
The failure to discover a significant new class of insecticides has led many researchers back to biodiscovery studies in the search for new and economically viable alternatives. After a preliminary screening of botanical extracts using descending series of concentrations (1,000, 500, 100, 50, and 5 mg/liter), 8 extracts from 2 potential botanical agents, Khaya senegalensis (Desrousseaux) and Daucus carota L., were tested against 4th instars of Culex annulirostris (Skuse) following the standard… CONTINUE READING