Larvicidal and knockdown effects of some essential oils against Culex quinquefasciatus Say , Aedes aegypti ( L . ) and Anopheles stephensi ( Liston )

@inproceedings{Manimaran2013LarvicidalAK,
  title={Larvicidal and knockdown effects of some essential oils against Culex quinquefasciatus Say , Aedes aegypti ( L . ) and Anopheles stephensi ( Liston )},
  author={Ayyasamy Manimaran and M. Mary Jee Jee Cruz and Chelliah Muthu and Savariar Vincent and S Ignacimuthu},
  year={2013}
}
Efficacy of 25 essential oils was screened against filarial vector, Culex quinquefasciatus, for their larvicidal and knockdown effects in a preliminary study. Of these, 8 oils viz. calamus oil, cinnamon oil, citronella oil, clove oil, eucalyptus oil, lemon oil, mentha oil and orange oil exhibited 100% larvicidal activity at 1000 ppm and 100% knockdown effect at 10% concentration. These 8 oils were screened further against Cx. quinquefasciatus, Aedes aegypti and Anopheles stephensi for their… CONTINUE READING
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