Repellent and mosquitocidal effects of leaf extracts of Clausena anisata against the Aedes aegypti mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae).

@article{Mukandiwa2016RepellentAM,
  title={Repellent and mosquitocidal effects of leaf extracts of Clausena anisata against the Aedes aegypti mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae).},
  author={Lillian Mukandiwa and Jacobus Nicolaas Eloff and Vinasan Naidoo},
  journal={Environmental science and pollution research international},
  year={2016},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={11257-66}
}
Mosquitoes are rapidly developing resistance to insecticides that millions of people relied on to protect themselves from the diseases they carry, thereby creating a need to develop new insecticides. Clausena anisata is used traditionally as an insect repellent by various communities in Africa and Asia. For this study, the repellency and adulticidal activities of leaf extracts and compounds isolated from this plant species were evaluated against the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti. In the… CONTINUE READING