Larvicidal activity of Commiphora molmol against Culex pipiens and Aedes caspius larvae.

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Myrrh (oleo-gum-resin) obtained from the stem of Commiphora molmol proved to have insecticidal activity against mosquito larvae. The oil extract of Myrrh possesses median lethal activity against 2nd, 3rd and 4th instar larvae of Culex pipiens at 0.016 x 10(2), 0.17 x 10(2) & 1.6 x 10(2) g/l respectively. While LC50 against 3rd instar larvae of Aedes caspius… (More)

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@article{Massoud2000LarvicidalAO, title={Larvicidal activity of Commiphora molmol against Culex pipiens and Aedes caspius larvae.}, author={A. M. Massoud and Iman M Labib}, journal={Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology}, year={2000}, volume={30 1}, pages={101-15} }