Observations on Snake Repellent Property of Some Plant Extracts

  title={Observations on Snake Repellent Property of Some Plant Extracts},
  author={D. M. Renapurkar and T. G. Tare and N. Sutar and P. Deshmukh},
  journal={Defence Science Journal},
The repellent property of certain plant extracts and oils against snakes has been investigated. For this purpose 15 hexane extracts of plants and 11 oils were tested in the laboratory in a specially designed cage. Out of the materials tested. Across calamus extract and pine oil were found to exhibit excellent snake repellent property. 

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