Evaluation of repellent action of Cymbopogan martinii martinii Stapf var sofia oil against Anopheles sundaicus in tribal villages of Car Nicobar Island, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India.

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A field study was carried out to evaluate the mosquito repellent action of Cymbopogan martinii martinii Stapf var sofia oil in tribal village of Car Nicobar Island. Results revealed that application of 1 ml of the oil provided 98.7% protection in indoor and 96.52% in outdoor conditions during 12 h period of observation from the bites of An. sundaicus… (More)

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@article{Das2003EvaluationOR, title={Evaluation of repellent action of Cymbopogan martinii martinii Stapf var sofia oil against Anopheles sundaicus in tribal villages of Car Nicobar Island, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India.}, author={M. K. Das and M. A. Ansari}, journal={Journal of vector borne diseases}, year={2003}, volume={40 3-4}, pages={100-4} }