Essential oils for the development of eco-friendly mosquito larvicides: A review

@article{Pavela2015EssentialOF,
  title={Essential oils for the development of eco-friendly mosquito larvicides: A review},
  author={R. Pavela},
  journal={Industrial Crops and Products},
  year={2015},
  volume={76},
  pages={174-187}
}
  • R. Pavela
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • Industrial Crops and Products
Abstract Mosquitoes serve as vectors for a wide variety of human and veterinary pathogens and parasites and cause extensive morbidity and mortality, and are a major economic burden within disease-endemic countries. Protection against mosquitoes is based on insecticides. However, the negative effects of synthetic insecticides have become the main impetus for an expeditious search for new alternatives, which would be acceptable for both the environment and public health. The use of insecticides… Expand
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