Mosquitocidal activity of Solanum xanthocarpum fruit extract and copepod Mesocyclops thermocyclopoides for the control of dengue vector Aedes aegypti

@article{Kumar2012MosquitocidalAO,
  title={Mosquitocidal activity of Solanum xanthocarpum fruit extract and copepod Mesocyclops thermocyclopoides for the control of dengue vector Aedes aegypti},
  author={Palanisamy Mahesh Kumar and Kadarkarai Murugan and Kalimuthu Kovendan and Chellasamy Panneerselvam and K. R. Prasanna Kumar and Duraisamy Amerasan and Jayapal Subramaniam and Kandasamy Kalimuthu and Thiyagarajan Nataraj},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={111},
  pages={609-618}
}
The present study was carried out on Solanum xanthocarpum fruit extract and copepods Mesocyclops thermocyclopoides, which were assessed for the control of dengue vector, Aedes aegypti, under laboratory conditions. The medicinal plants were collected from the outskirts of Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. The shade-dried fruit materials were extracted by employing the Soxhlet apparatus with methanol (organic solvent) 8 h and the extracts were filtered through a Buchner funnel… CONTINUE READING
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